Associations to the word «Regency»


REGENCY, noun. A system of government that substitutes for the reign of a king or queen when that king or queen becomes unable to rule.
REGENCY, noun. The time during which a regent is in power.
REGENCY, proper noun. (UK) the historical period in the United Kingdom - specifically 1811-1820 - in which King George IV ruled as Prince Regent.

Dictionary definition

REGENCY, noun. The period of time during which a regent governs.
REGENCY, noun. The period from 1811-1820 when the Prince of Wales was regent during George III's periods of insanity.
REGENCY, noun. The office of a regent.

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley