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the chief magistrate of a municipal town of Holland, Flanders, Germany, or Austria.
Historical Examples

The Prussian Terror Alexandre Dumas
Linda Tressel Anthony Trollope
Roumania Past and Present James Samuelson
The Sand-Hills of Jutland Hans Christian Andersen
A Winter Amid the Ice Jules Verne
The Dean’s Watch Erckmann-Chatrian
Guy Mannering, or The Astrologer, Complete, Illustrated Sir Walter Scott
The Lily of Leyden W.H.G. Kingston
Tales of Two Countries Alexander Kielland
The Lily of Leyden W.H.G. Kingston

the chief magistrate of a town in Austria, Belgium, Germany, or the Netherlands; mayor
a popular name for the glaucous gull


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