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lord mayor

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

First recorded in 1545–55
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Related Words for lord mayor

supervisor, burgomaster, maire, mayor

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Historical Examples of lord mayor

  • The lord-mayor soon withdrew his countenance from the project.

    Biographical Sketches

    Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • The "willing instrument" of the overthrow was Pennington, the lord-mayor.

    The Town

    Leigh Hunt

  • I'll apply to the lord-mayor—they're a pack of swindlers, they are!

  • Thus, when the Lord-Mayor invited me to his feast, it was a piece of strategy.

  • The lord-mayor was an anti-Wilkite—the mob attacked the Mansion-house, and broke the windows.

British Dictionary definitions for lord mayor

Lord Mayor

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