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Word: regent

Definition: a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent


Sentences Containing 'regent'

"I had gone up to town about an investment, and I met him in Regent Street with hardly a coat to his back or a boot to his foot.
, son of regent Takatsukasa Fusasuke and adopted son of regent Kaneteru, was a "kugyō" (court noble) of the Edo period (1603–1868) of Japan.
After the arrest of the Gravianos in January 1994, he apparently succeeded them as the regent of the Mafia family.
As such, on his debut one year later in 1969, much was expected from Vice Regent.
Berengar, his cousin, appeared as count of Gascony until 1036, either in his own right or as Odo's regent.
Cargo's successor, Bruce King, replaced Bradbury and another regent.
Carlson retains ownership of the master Regent brand, along with the operations of Regent Hotels Resorts around the world.
Domenico served as regent for his father after the latter became bed-ridden in 1449.
During his career, Vice Regent produced four hundred foals, of which sixty were stakes winners.
Elected Regent of the University of Nevada, he served in that position for 11 years from 1875 to 1887.
Following the purchase, Apollo made public their plans to order a new ship for Regent.
For 22 years, the ex-regent disappeared from the high places of history.
For example: "RE7-xxxx" represented "REgent 7-xxxx", 'Regent' being a local exchange name used in Canada, derived from an earlier precursor telephone number, '7xxxx' –with callers actually dialing '73-7xxxx' (737-xxxx).
Four ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS "Prince Regent", after numerous holders of the position of Prince regent:
From 1275 to 1277, Bartholomew, Bishop of Tortosa was Bohemond VII's regent.
From 1983 he was Authorized Person to the new Queen Regent, Ntombi, with greater powers.
He also had premises at 53, Regent Street.
He also served as regent and as head of the regency council on numerous occasions in the absence of the King.
He is a Regent for Chaminade University.
He was recognised as regent of Castile for his daughter and heir, Joanna, from 1508 until his own death.
However, he is unable to personally meet with the Regent, who is mysteriously absent and unavailable for an audience.
In 1014, he was named as co-regent and successor to his father.
In 1243, the positions of Captains Regent ("") were established to be the joint heads of state.
In 1799, her consort abdicated to become a sanyasi, and she became regent in the name of her under age son.
In addition, Pinot blanc, Pinot gris, Chardonnay as white varieties and Regent and St.
In August 2009, an ex-regent official was arrested for graft.
In response, the Regent marched on Perth, but was forced to withdraw and negotiate when another reformed contingent arrived from the west. Among the Regent's ambassadors were the Earl of Argyll and Lord James Stewart, both professed Protestants.
In the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries, the regenten (the Dutch plural for regent) were the rulers of the Dutch Republic, the leaders of the Dutch cities or the heads of organisations (e.g. "regent of an orphanage").
In the mirror universe, Worf leads the Klingon-Cardassian Alliance as Regent.
It was afterwards adopted, with some variations, by the Duke of Orleans, at that time regent of France.
Later he became the secretary of king Sigismund III Vasa and regent of the Crown's Chancery.
Odo was the son or nephew of Walter of Montbéliard who was a regent of the kingdoms of Jerusalem and Cyprus.
Rani Karmawati, the widow of Rana Sanga, was ruling Chittor as regent.
Regent Street is not unknown to Lascars and Malays; and at Bombay, in the Apollo Green, live Yankees have often scared the natives.
She is described as intelligent, plotting and a trusted companion of the queen dowager regent.
Significant bird species include Malleefowl, Major Mitchell's Cockatoo and Regent Parrot.
Spa services on-board Regent ships are provided by Canyon Ranch.
Sviggum was criticized for his intention to remain a regent during his tenure with the Senate.
The building was purchased in 1932 by the "Marple Cinema Company" and became the Regent Cinema.
The entrances on Regent Street retain the older Victorian and Art Nouveau stylings.
The queen-regent of France, who was extremely prejudiced against the Port-Royal, sent her own physician to examine the miracle, who returned an absolute convert.
The regent's lady ordered one of her servants to give the eighty crowns that had been assessed as her share at once, for the captains had already paid down their sixty.
The shop has been based at its current location of 25 Regent St.
There he followed courses of his kinsman Robert Boyd and in 1611 became Regent Professor.
This was in contradiction to the Regent, who admired Britain's parliamentary system and open economy.
Thus the regent class tended to perpetuate itself into a closed class.
Todor Pavlov was Regent of Bulgaria for the underage Simeon II from 1944 to 1946.
Walter III married Margaret, a sister of the ex-regent John of Ibelin and the regent of Cyprus, Philip.
Wardrop was early appointed surgeon-extraordinary by the Prince Regent.
With Ferdinand's accession to the throne, Stambolov retired as regent, and became Prime Minister.
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