noun Etymology: French, from vice- + reine queen, from Old French, from Latin regina, feminine of reg-, rex king — more at royal Date: 1823 1. the wife of a viceroy 2. a woman who is a viceroy

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  • vicereine — [vīs′rān΄] n. [Fr < vice (see VICE ) + reine, queen < L regina (see REGINA)] 1. the wife of a viceroy 2. a woman viceroy …   English World dictionary

  • vicereine — /vuys rayn/, n. the wife of a viceroy. [1815 25; < F, equiv. to vice VICE + reine queen < L regina (reg , s. of rex king + ina fem. n. suffix)] * * * …   Universalium

  • vicereine — noun a) The wife of a viceroy. b) A woman who is a viceroy …   Wiktionary

  • vicereine —  Female viceroy; the wife of a viceroy …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • vicereine — [ vʌɪsreɪn] noun the wife of a viceroy, or a female viceroy. Origin C19: Fr., from vice in place of + reine queen …   English new terms dictionary

  • vicereine — vice·reine …   English syllables

  • vicereine — vice•reine [[t]ˈvaɪs reɪn[/t]] n. gov the wife of a viceroy • Etymology: 1815–25; < F, =vice vice +reine queen < L rēgīna, akin to rēx king …   From formal English to slang

  • vicereine — /vaɪsˈreɪn/ (say vuys rayn) noun a viceroy s wife. {French, equivalent to vice vice + reine queen} …   Australian English dictionary

  • vicereine — n. 1 the wife of a viceroy. 2 a woman viceroy. Etymology: F (as VICE , reine queen) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Margaret of Savoy, Vicereine of Portugal — For other uses, see Margaret of Savoy. Margaret of Savoy, duchess consort of Mantua and Montferrat (oil by Frans Pourbus). Margaret of Savoy, Duchess Consort of Mantua and Montferrat (28 April 1589 26 June 1655) (Italian: Margherita, Spanish:… …   Wikipedia

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