Definition of mayor noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

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mayor

meə(r)
 
; ˈmeɪər
 
 
1 (in England, Wales and Northern Ireland) the head of a town, borough or county council, chosen by other members of the council to represent them at official ceremonies, etcthe Lord Mayor of London compare provost2 the head of the government of a town or city, etc, elected by the publicthe Mayor of New YorkMayor Bob Andersonmayoral
ˈmeərəl
 
; ˈmeɪərəl
 
[only before noun]mayoral robes/duties