town major

noun

Definition of town major

: an officer of a British garrison having the general supervision of good order (as in an occupied city during military operations)

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First Known Use of town major

1646, in the meaning defined above

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“Town major.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/town%20major. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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