Definition of Burgomaster

1. Noun. A mayor of a municipality in Germany or Holland or Flanders or Austria.

Generic synonyms: City Manager, Mayor



Definition of Burgomaster

1. n. A chief magistrate of a municipal town in Holland, Flanders, and Germany, corresponding to mayor in England and the United States; a burghmaster.

Definition of Burgomaster

1. Noun. The mayor, or head magistrate, of a town in The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and certain other countries. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Burgomaster

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Medical Definition of Burgomaster

1. 1. A chief magistrate of a municipal town in Holland, Flanders, and Germany, corresponding to mayor in England and the United States; a burghmaster. 2. An aquatic bird, the glaucous gull (Larus glaucus), common in arctic regions. Origin: D. Burgemeester; burg borough + meester master; akin to G. Burgemeister, burgermeister. See 1st Borough, and Master. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Burgomaster

burglarise
burglarised
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burglarising
burglarize
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burglarproof
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burgle
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burgomaster (current term)
burgomasters
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burgonet
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burgoo
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burgout
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burgrave
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Literary usage of Burgomaster

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1. Belgium: A Personal Narrative by Brand Whitlock (1919)
""Je m'incline," the burgomaster replied; and so went en galant homme to be informed that he was a prisoner and would be sent to Germany. M. Max bowed. ..."

2. Municipal Freedom: A Study of the Commission Government by Oswald Ryan (1915)
""The City Manager" is the name which these cities have bestowed upon the new official; but he is the same German burgomaster transplanted and renamed. ..."

3. Holbein and His Times by Alfred Woltmann, Fanny Elizabeth Bunnett (1872)
"Holbein was allowed to take the portrait of the most important personage in the whole city, the newly-elected burgomaster and his wife. This burgomaster was ..."

4. The History of the Rise, Increase, and Progress of the Christian People by William Sewel (1844)
"... and went with the said burgomaster towards the court, where being come, and entrance denied him by the said officer, the burgomaster charged him not ..."

5. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1872)
"The strike gradually spread among all the classes of workmen ; and here also, through the mediation of the burgomaster De ..."

6. The Wandering Jewby Robert D. Manning by Robert D. Manning (1991)
"burgomaster (indignantly) What ~ you dare! That if I speak of those two wanderers ~ DAGOBERT (throwing the bonnet of the burgomaster at his feet) Your hat ..."

7. The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Prose and Verse by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1853)
"Why the half eagle only 7 burgomaster. We were free, But for these last two ... What may your imposts be I burgomaster. So heavy that We totter under them. ..."

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