Definition of town major in English:

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town major

noun

historical
The chief executive officer in a garrison town or fortress.
Example sentences
  • No one is better qualified: he is an authority on Knaresborough, the traditional birthplace of the soothsayer, and was twice town major.
  • I had town majors who have straight away hanged a Russian for the theft of a piece of soap.
  • Gynkeesh people are ruled by the free market, their towns are ruled by merchant guilds and town majors.

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Syllabification: town ma·jor

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