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n. - A mayor of a municipality in Germany or Holland or Flanders or Austria.

Usage examples (35)
  • The burgomaster was a fine-looking man, pleasant-mannered and intelligent, and a lover of peace and quietness.
  • He told me that the burgomaster was a Catholic, a worthy man, well to do, but rather thick-headed; in short, a fine subject for a joke.
  • He wants to tear up what you laid down and pave all the streets with "burgomaster" stones, so that all may be equally comfortable.
  • Switzerland, together with a letter from Meyer, the burgomaster of for more
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