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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pro·con·sul /(ˌ)proˈkɑn(t)səl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·con·sul n.  Rom. Antiq. An officer who discharged the duties of a consul without being himself consul; a governor of, or a military commander in, a province. He was usually one who had previously been consul.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an official in a modern colony who has considerable
           administrative power
      2: a provincial governor of consular rank in the Roman Republic
         and Roman Empire
      3: an anthropoid ape of the genus Proconsul