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regent
used in Listening for Lions

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Definition
a member of a governing board — especially at a state university

or:

someone who rules a country temporarily while the king or queen is too young, too sick, or away
  • One Sunday afternoon I followed the crowds to the zoological gardens in Regent's Park.
    Book 3 — Rachel Pritchard (56% in)
  • She had very odd ideas of what was worn in Africa and took me to Liberty on Regent Street to buy silk frocks, "for garden parties," and to Brigg in St. James's Street to buy umbrellas and parasols, "to keep the sun from your complexion."
    Book 3 — Rachel Pritchard (76% in)
  • I thought of the lions in the zoo at Regent's Park and mourned for them in their captivity.
    Book 3 — Rachel Pritchard (99% in)

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