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Governor General is a representative of a head of state. The term is mostly used in Commonwealth realm countries, where the governor general is a representative of the British monarch, who is the head of state of the Commonwealth realm countries.

Sometimes the title is spelled as Governor General, which is used in Canada,[1] but sometimes it is spelled with a hyphen "-", Governor-General, which is the spelling used in Australia.[2]

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  1. "Biography". Archived from the original on 2009-02-25. Retrieved 2007-09-03. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, C.C., C.M.M., C.O.M., C.D., Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada
  2. "Welcome". Archived from the original on 2007-08-29. Retrieved 2007-09-03. Welcome to the official web site of the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia