burgomaster


bur·go·mas·ter

noun \ˈbər-gə-ˌmas-tər\

Definition of BURGOMASTER

:  the chief magistrate of a town in some European countries :  mayor

Origin of BURGOMASTER

part modification, part translation of Dutch burgemeester, from burg town + meester master
First Known Use: 1592

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