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Governor

1. The head of a bank, especially but not necessarily a central bank. For example, the highest post in the Bank of England is called the Governor.

2. More generally, a term for some chief executives, especially heads of political subdivisions. For example, the head of an American state is called a governor.
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The ruling Peoples Democratic Party lost two states -- Ogun and Oyo -- to the opposition Action Congress of Nigeria in Tuesday s governorship elections, the reports said.
Today, the Republicans control most governorships and statehouses and are ramming through copycat legislation focusing on God, guns, and gays, as well as the rollback of regulation all across the country.
At the state level in the same year, it captured three governorships and majorities in seven state legislatures.