Definition of Presidencies

1. Noun. (plural of presidency) ¹



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Definition of Presidencies

1. presidency [n] - See also: presidency

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Presidencies

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preshowing
preshown
preshows
preshrank
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preshrinks
preshrunk
preshrunken
presidaries
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preside
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presidence
presidencies (current term)
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presidential palace
presidential term
presidentiality
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presidentialness
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presidentships
presider
presiders
presides
presidia

Literary usage of Presidencies

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1. The Law-dictionary, Explaining the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the ...by Thomas Edlyne Tomlins, Thomas Colpitts Granger by Thomas Edlyne Tomlins, Thomas Colpitts Granger (1835)
"Previous to the 3 and 4 W. 4. the executive government of India was administered at three presidencies, Fort William in Bengal, Fort Saint George at Madras, ..."

2. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"As compared with the other presidencies, the trade of Madras is broadly marked by the larger proportion assigned to coasting trade with other Indian ports ..."

3. Indian Polity: A View of the System of Administration in India by George Tomkyns Chesney (1894)
"... CHAPTER IV THE presidencies FROM the foregoing account of the conditions under which the government of British India is now admi- nistered, ..."

4. History of the Colonies of the British Empire ...: From the Official Records by Robert Montgomery Martin (1843)
"And be it enacted, that the executive government of each of the several presidencies of Fort William in Bengal, Fort Saint George, Bombay, and Agra shall ..."

5. History of England: From the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Versailles by Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope (1853)
"On the whole, the settlements of the French on the Indian coasts and seas were governed by two presidencies, — the one at Isle de France ,• the other at ..."

6. Commentaries Upon Martial Law: With Special Reference to Its Regulation and by William Francis Finlason, Alexander James Edmund Cockburn (1867)
"Accordingly, in India, even in the presidencies, the common law, so far as it prevails, even as to British-born subjects, does so entirely by charter ..."

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