noun plural maire
Word Origin for maire
Examples from the Web for maire
He had forgotten his passport, and, on arriving at a small town, was arrested by a gendarme and taken before the maire.Great Violinists And Pianists|George T. Ferris
The maire took up a needle-like pen, dipped it in the ink, and with a sigh wrote in fragile but firm characters "X—— Y——."
It was the voice of the maire, whom Robert had made friends with in his hunger for human companionship.At His Gates, Vol. 3(of 3)|Margaret Oliphant
The maire sat in his parlour at the Hôtel de Ville dictating to his secretary.
The maire's irony merely irritated him and his coolness puzzled him.