maaherra

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

maa +‎ herra

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: maa‧her‧ra

NounEdit

maaherra

  1. (government) The highest official of lääni (province), which is a Finnish administrative unit between the state and municipalities. Maaherra is appointed by the central government, and is usually translated as governor into English.
  2. A person holding a similar position in another country, especially in Nordic countries.

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Last modified on 27 February 2014, at 02:40