- found: TheFreeDictionary.com (Premier (Canada): In Canada, a Premier is the head of government of a province. In a number of provinces they were previously known by the title "Prime Minister" with "premier" being an informal term used to apply to all Prime Ministers, even the Prime Minister of Canada. This practice was eventually phased out to avoid confusing the provincial leaders with the federal Prime Minister, as well as to indicate the distinct nature of the provincial offices ... In the ten provinces of Canada, the premier is the leader of the largest political party in the provincial legislature. Nominally, he is appointed by the Lieutenant Governor who represents both the crown and the Federal Government. Premiers hold a fair bit of power within the Canadian federation, especially in regards to the federal government ...)
- found: American Heritage dict. (premier: a chief administrative officer, as of a Canadian province)
- 2005-01-19: new
- 2009-09-02: revised
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