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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mayor  \May"or\,  n.  [OE.  maire,  F.  maire,  fr  L.  major  greater, 
  higher,  nobler,  compar.  of  magnus  great;  cf  Sp  mayor.  See 
  {Major},  and  cf  {Merino}.] 
  The  chief  magistrate  of  a  city  or  borough;  the  chief  officer 
  of  a  municipal  corporation.  In  some  American  cities  there  is 
  a  city  court  of  which  the  major  is  chief  judge. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  mayor 
  n  :  the  head  of  a  city  government  [syn:  {city  manager}] 




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