PRESIDENCY , an administrative unit of the
See also:empire . The word is derived from the title of
See also:president or chief of the council of a
See also:principal factory under the early East India
See also:Company —a title which lasted until
See also:governors were appointed under
See also:act of parliament in 1784 . It thence came to be applied to the three
See also:original provinces of Bengal,
See also:Madras, and Bombay . It is now restricted to Madras and Bombay, in distinction to the
See also:lieutenant-governorships .
PRESENTATIONISM (from Lat. prae-esse, praesens, pre...
PRESIDENT (Fr. president, from Lat. praesidens, pos...
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