Proconsul

Pro*con"sul

(?), n. [L., fr. pro for + consul consul.] (Rom. Antiq.) An officer who discharged the duties of a consul without being himself consul; a governor of, or a military commander in, a province. He was usually one who had previously been consul.
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Pro*con"su*lar

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Pro*con"su*la*ry

(?), } a. [L. proconsularis: cf. F. proconsulaire.]
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1. Of or pertaining of a proconsul; as, proconsular powers.
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2. Under the government of a proconsul; as, a proconsular province.
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