Lord Mayor

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Lord Mayor (plural Lord Mayors or Lords Mayor)

  1. (Britain, Ireland and some Commonwealth countries) the title of the mayor of a major city.
  2. A ceremonial post conferred by the sovereign on rare and special occasions to confer honour on the city.
  3. Conventional translation of German Oberbürgermeister; an elected official in charge of a major German city.



Usage notes[edit]

  • The term is largely a ceremonial title, hence the use of capitals. However, in Australia, it is a political position and lower case lord mayor is often used. If referring to the person or their title, Lord Mayor is used.