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.

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