lord mayor


(chiefly in Britain and the Commonwealth) the mayor of certain cities or the chief municipal officer of certain boroughs.

Nearby words

  1. lord howe island,
  2. lord it over,
  3. lord jim,
  4. lord justice of appeal,
  5. lord lieutenant,
  6. lord muck,
  7. lord of appeal,
  8. lord of hosts,
  9. lord of misrule,
  10. lord of the flies

Origin of lord mayor

First recorded in 1545–55

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Lord Mayor


the mayor in the City of London and in certain other important boroughs and large cities
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