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Protectorship  n.  The office of a protector or regent; protectorate.

Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48

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"Protectorship" Quotes from Famous Books

... many at so terrible a crisis an act of madness, although Barneveld had been willing to suggest and promote the scheme. The confederates under his guidance soon hastened however to lay the sovereignty, and if not the sovereignty, the protectorship, of all the provinces at the feet first of England ...
— The Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1555-1566 • John Lothrop Motley

... though exerted at one time in the form of military occupation of the port of San Juan del Norte, then in the peaceful possession of the appropriate authorities of the Central American States, is now presented by her as the rightful exercise of a protectorship over the Mosquito tribe ...
— A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents - Section 3 (of 4) of Volume 5: Franklin Pierce • James D. Richardson

Words linked to "Protectorship" :   billet, office, protector, position, spot, situation

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