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Topic: OFFICIALS

Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: maire, from Latin major; MAJOR1

mayor

noun
     
mayor [countable]
1PGO the person who has been elected to lead the government of a town or city:
the election of the London mayor
2PGO someone who is chosen or elected each year in Britain to represent a town or city at official public ceremonies
mayoral adjective:
mayoral duties
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