burgomaster

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noun bur·go·mas·ter \ˈbər-gə-ˌmas-tər\

Definition of burgomaster

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

Origin and Etymology of burgomaster

partial modification, partial translation of Dutch burgemeester, from burg town + meester master


First Known Use: 1592


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