Definition of Lord Provost in English:

Lord Provost

Line breaks: Lord Prov|ost
Pronunciation: /lɔːdˈprɒvəst
 
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noun

The head of a municipal corporation or borough in certain Scottish cities.
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  • 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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