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Meaning of MAYOR

Pronunciation:  'meyur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the head of a city government
 

MAYOR is a 5 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: city manager
 
 See Also: burgomaster, civil authority, ex-mayor, mayoress, politician

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\May"or\, n. [OE. maire, F. maire, fr. L. major greater,
higher, nobler, compar. of magnus great; cf. Sp. mayor. See
{Major}, and cf. {Merino}.]
The chief magistrate of a city or borough; the chief officer
of a municipal corporation. In some American cities there is
a city court of which the major is chief judge.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: alderman, archon, bailie, burghermaster, burgomaster, cabinet member, cabinet minister, chancellor, city councilman, city father, city manager, commissar, commissioner, councillor, councilman, councilwoman, county commissioner, county supervisor, elder, headman, induna, legislator, lord mayor, magistrate, maire, minister, minister of state, portreeve, reeve, secretary, secretary of state, selectman, supervisor, syndic, undersecretary, warden
 

 

 

 

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