Presidency

Pres"i*den*cy

(?), n.;
pl. Presidencies (#).
[Cf. F. prsidence.] 1. The function or condition of one who presides; superintendence; control and care.
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2. The office of president; as, Washington was elected to the presidency.
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3. The term during which a president holds his office; as, during the presidency of Madison.
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4. One of the three great divisions of British India, the Bengal, Madras, and Bombay Presidencies, each of which had a council of which its governor was president.
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