Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

Lord Provost

See more synonyms for Lord Provost on Thesaurus.com
noun
  1. the chief magistrate of any of certain large cities in Scotland.
Show More
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for lord provost

Historical Examples

  • The lord-provost himself was more than suspected of being a Jacobite at heart.

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, v. 13

    Various


British Dictionary definitions for lord provost

Lord Provost

noun
  1. the provost of one of the five major Scottish cities (Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Dundee, and Perth)
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012