Definition of Lord Provost in English:

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Lord Provost

Pronunciation: /lɔːdˈprɒvəst/


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