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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Burgomaster  \Bur"go*mas`ter\,  n.  [D.  burgemeester  burg  borough 
  +  meester  master;  akin  to  G.  burgemeister  b["u]rgermeister. 
  See  1st  {Borough},  and  {Master}.] 
  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.  (Zo["o]l.)  An  aquatic  bird,  the  glaucous  gull  ({Larus 
  glaucus}),  common  in  arctic  regions. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  burgomaster 
  n  :  a  mayor  of  a  municipality  in  Germany  or  Holland  or  Flanders 
  or  Austria 




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