Definition of viceroyship in US English:

viceroyship

noun

  • See viceroy

    • ‘Peru was the richest province of all of Spanish America and the viceroyship of the area was a hugely important role.’
    • ‘An audit found that the entire interim government budget during his viceroyship - US $8.8 billion - could not be accounted for, as there simply were no financial controls on it whatsoever.’
    • ‘As we said, there is very little disagreement with the longer reconstruction for the first 150 years, even to the 12-year viceroyship of Jeroboam II with Jehoash.’
    • ‘Sent back to Spain to legitimize the partners' position, he obtained a marquisate and viceroyship over the still to be won province, relegating Almagro to a subordinate position.’

Pronunciation

viceroyship

/ˈvīsˌroiˌSHip//ˈvaɪsˌrɔɪˌʃɪp/