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Mayor

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

mayor \may"or\, noun [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 administrative officer of a municipal corporation. In some American cities there is a city court of which the major is chief judge. The post is usually elective, its holder chosen by the electorate of the entire city.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

mayor

noun

1: the head of a city government [syn: {mayor}, {city manager}]


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