Burgomaster

Burgomaster (alternatively spelled burgomeister, literally master of the town, borough or master of the fortress) is the English form of various terms in or derived from Germanic languages for the chief magistrate or chairman of the executive council, usually of a sub-national level of administration such as a city or a similar entity. In some cas...
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Burgomaster

• (n.) An aquatic bird, the glaucous gull (Larus glaucus), common in arctic regions. • (n.) A chief magistrate of a municipal town in Holland, Flanders, and Germany, corresponding to mayor in England and the United States; a burghmaster.
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burgomaster

(`town master`), mayor or chief magistrate of a German town, city, or rural commune. The title is also used in such countries as Belgium ... [1 related articles]
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burgomaster

1. A chief magistrate of a municipal town in Holland, Flanders, and Germany, corresponding to mayor in England and the United States; a burghmaster. ... 2. <zoology> An aquatic bird, the glaucous gull (Larus glaucus), common in arctic regions. ... Origin: D. Burgemeester; burg borough + meester master; akin to G. Burgemeister, burgermeister. ...
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burgomaster

noun a mayor of a municipality in Germany or Holland or Flanders or Austria
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Burgomaster

Bur'go·mas`ter noun [ Dutch burgemeester ; burg borough + meester master; akin to German burgemeister , bürgermeister . See 1st Borough , and Master .] 1. A chief magistrate of a municipal town in Holland, Flanders, and Germany, correspondin...
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Burgomaster

A Burgomaster is the chief magistrate of a municipal town in the Netherlands and Germany. The title is equivalent to the English mayor and the Scotch provost.
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burgomaster

[n] - a mayor of a municipality in Germany or Holland or Flanders or Austria
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