mayor
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˈmeɪ.ɚ/, /ˈmɛɚ/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈmɛə̯/, /ˈmeɪ.ə/
Noun
  1. The leader of a city, or a municipality, sometimes just a figurehead and sometimes a powerful position. In some countries, the mayor is elected by the citizens or by the city council.
    • 2003, Mary Ruwart, Healing our world in an age of aggression - Page 374
      The Libertarian mayor of Big Water, Utah, recently slashed property taxes in half and even repealed his own salary!
    • 2011, Michael Ryan, The Heart's Location, p 32
      To assist him in his task Paul was joined by Ron Adams, who had been a three-term Libertarian mayor in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  2. (historical) The steward of some royal courts, particularly in early Medieval France
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Mayor
Proper noun
  1. Surname



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