burgomaster

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a mayor of a municipality in Germany or Holland or Flanders or Austria

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The old gentleman was quite satisfied with this reason for not cleaning the Burgomaster, and took away his purchase in his own carriage on the spot.
The brown, the black, the Burgomaster, the breakfast, and the ray of yellow light, all came clean off together in considerably less than a minute of time.
He's the only thing in the sea uglier than Sea Vitch," screamed a Burgomaster gull, wheeling under Sea Vitch's nose.
Then he remembered in a flash what the Burgomaster gull had screamed to him when he was a little yearling at Walrus Islet, and he tumbled backward in the water, for he knew that he had found Sea Cow at last.
The burgomaster had advanced ideas in the ship-owning line.
Burton's descriptions conjure the complex morality of 17th Century Amsterdam – proud and protective of their mercantile success but also answerable to the Protestant asceticism enforced by the Burgomasters.
Appeal as he might to the "universal necessity of the rightful order of things" or to the bio-ecology of the forest, neither of these lofty tribunals could so much as delay, much less halt, the swift and sharp swath that the nobility and burgomasters in Dusseldorf were cutting through the forests of the Rhineland.
In early modern Dutch cities the sheriff and his aldermen administered justice, but they were assisted by burgomasters who increasingly encroached on activities that had previously been confined to the former.
76) The topic of toleration appears also in collected letters published in 1660 by van Limborch including one recently sent (February 14, 1660) from the burgomasters and magistrates of Rotterdam to their counterparts at Bern, urging an end to persecution of Swiss Mennonites, as desired by Galenus de Haan (who must have supplied the copy that is published).
1), commissioned by the burgomasters of that town in 1622, must be counted as an outstanding early example of a city view, even though it also belongs firmly to the marine painting tradition.
The CDC concept and structure laid the groundwork for the first-ever elections of district administrators (formerly the commune burgomasters appointed by the president since independence).