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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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Complementing these recollections are those of two members of the Israeli security apparatus -- Shaltiel Lavie, then military governor of the region, and Ehud Zrahiya, his Arab affairs adviser.
Annual Reports of the War Department for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30,1900, Part 13: Report of the Military Governor of Porto Rico on Civil Affairs, 56th Cong.
This volume is most valuable for its succinct summary of Johnson's service as military governor of Tennessee, where his unswerving unionism eventually led him to understand the necessity of ending slavery, reversing his long-standing belief in the peculiar institution.
The motorcade of Colonel Abdallah al-Sti, head of the joint security room and military governor of Benghazi, was attacked as he passed through the Al-Hadeq area, leaving one dead and one seriously wounded from his entourage," Colonel Abdallah al-Zaidi, security forces spokesman, told AFP on Monday.
aACAoHe is a former Panamanian politician and soldier -- he was military governor of Panama from 1983 to 1989.
Egyptian deputy military governor decided to put Mubarak under house arrest.
However, the military governor of Paris 6 whose department is in charge of organizing the 'Bastille Day' parade 6 confirmed that the defense forces are indeed seeking to cut costs this year.
A security meeting was held on Thursday in Tripoli and chaired by Prime Minister Zidan discussed the urgent need to send the newly appointed Military Governor of the South, General Mohamed Al-Thahbi, to the region and take charge of the situation there.
However the new governor is another military man, we hope that he will be the last military governor in Matruh.
President Lincoln appointed Johnson the military governor of eastern Tennessee as a reward.
The newly-appointed military governor of the turbulent state Ahmed Haroun
One of the students' father is a traditional chief and the other is a military governor.

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