Origin of mayor
Examples from the Web for mayor
“Having been a legislator and a mayor, I particularly enjoy being a chief executive,” he said.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races|David Freedlander|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Lynch was surely not afraid of showing disrespect to the mayor.
Vice President Joe Biden spoke, followed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, then Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner William Bratton.
Earlier, when the mayor spoke, some of the cops had turned their back on the Jumbotron that carried the service to the street.
Even before the shootings, New York policeman were telling the Mayor not to attend their funerals.
It broke out in 1472, and had swept off a great number of the inhabitants before the end of the year, including the mayor.A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II)|Charles Creighton
It was usual for such companies not to break up until they had witnessed the election of the mayor.
Harvey, were presented with colours by the Mayor and Corporation.Norfolk Annals|Charles Mackie
From Kennicott she discovered that it was legally organized with a mayor and city-council and wards.Main Street|Sinclair Lewis
The mayor, the priest, the principal inhabitants would all be shot.The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse|Vicente Blasco Ibanez
British Dictionary definitions for mayor
Word Origin for mayor
Word Origin and History for mayor
c.1300, from Old French maire "head of a city or town government" (13c.), originally "greater, superior" (adj.), from Latin maior, major, comparative of magnus "great" (see magnum).