Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of Lord Provost in English:
The head of a municipal corporation or borough in certain Scottish cities.
- The Lord Provost is the principal representative of the Council on numerous bodies and organisations.
- You, my Lord Provost, have remarked that I have had the good fortune to remain for fifty years in one post.
- Edinburgh University remained the responsibility of the Lord Provost and Council until 1858.
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