mayoral

Definitions

  • SEGOVIA. Plaza Mayor
    SEGOVIA. Plaza Mayor
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj mayoral of or relating to a mayor or the office of mayor "mayoral elections"
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BURGOS. The Capilla Mayor BURGOS. The Capilla Mayor

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The names of the two stone lions in front of the New York Public Library are Patience and Fortitude. They were named by then-mayor Fiorello LaGuardia
    • n Mayoral The conductor of a mule team; also, a head shepherd.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In the 1985 Boise, Idaho mayoral election, there were four write-in votes for Mr. Potato Head
    • mayoral Of or pertaining to a mayor or mayors, or the office of mayor.
    • n mayoral A head shepherd; an overseer; a leader of a pack-train.
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Quotations

  • Charles Churchill
    Charles Churchill
    “Prudent dullness marked him for a mayor.”
  • Beverley Baxter
    Beverley Baxter
    “Beaverbrook is so pleased to be in the government that he is like the town tart who finally married the Mayor.”
  • Frank Moore Colby
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    “If a large city can, after intense intellectual efforts, choose for its mayor a man who merely will not steal from it, we consider it a triumph of the suffrage.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Sp., fr. mayor, greater, L. major,

Usage

In literature:

He denies what the mayor charges, but the mayor holds on grimly.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
This instruction was carried out, and the mayor promptly took every means at his command to checkmate any movement of the suspected party.
"The Telegraph Messenger Boy" by Edward S. Ellis
The mayor wished to send for help from other towns.
"The Young Railroaders" by Francis Lovell Coombs
Among them was the sargento-mayor Melon, who was struck by a ball which passed through him and carried him off in two days.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 (Vol 28 of 55)" by Various
The authorities consisted of a mayor and six councillors.
"Some Reminiscences of old Victoria" by Edgar Fawcett
He will probably be mayor some day.
"Luke Walton" by Horatio Alger
The Mayor laughed again.
"The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol" by William J. Locke
The Judges and the Lord Mayor left at seven, but the Sheriffs stayed till eight o'clock.
"Diaries of Sir Moses and Lady Montefiore, Volume I" by Sir Moses Montefiore
He sought the mayor's office, but the mayor had no time to see him.
"Frenzied Finance" by Thomas W. Lawson
Since that spring evening the Mayor of Falaise had not had an easy moment.
"Studies in love and in terror" by Marie Belloc Lowndes
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In poetry:

The old Mayor looked him in the face,
And answered, “Have thy way;
Thy heart is stout, as if round about
It was braced with an iron stay:
"Winstanley" by Jean Ingelow
And when I woke up —in a cowshed —
The Mayor's wife smiling and pleasant
Had brought me a pair of crutches
And a " YO YO " for a present!
"One Over The Eight (Football Score!)" by T W Connor
Thou'rt ne'er attended, as a guest,
At taverns, or a Lord Mayor's feast.
In temperance, while years run round,
And regularity, art thou found.
"To Health" by William Hutton
"The proper thing, as you were late,
Was certainly to go:
But, with the roads in such a state,
I got the Knight-Mayor's leave to wait
For half an hour or so."
"Phantasmagoria Canto V (" by Lewis Carroll
"Nay," said the Mayor. "Not so fast!
The day climbs high, but sinks at last.
And trees, all spreading to the sun,
Are slain because they cannot run.
The great Sir Stodge, filled full of hate,
Has challenged you to hold debate.
"The Debate" by C J Dennis
``How?'' cried the Mayor, ``d'ye think I brook
``Being worse treated than a Cook?
``Insulted by a lazy ribald
``With idle pipe and vesture piebald?
``You threaten us, fellow? Do your worst,
``Blow your pipe there till you burst!''
"The Pied Piper Of Hamelin" by Robert Browning

In news:

Former Westminster Mayor Margie Rice swears in Tri Ta as the city's new mayor during a City Council meeting Wednesday night.
The mayor announced a plan Sunday that set aside part of city workers' paychecks for the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City.
Wasting no time kicking off the general election race for mayor, Democrat Bill Thompson Wednesday lit into Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who campaigned in Queens with the city's last three-term chief executive: Ed Koch.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Friday he had named former Indianapolis Mayor Stephen Goldsmith to be chief deputy for operations.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, founder of the advocacy group Mayors Against Illegal Guns , said it was almost impossible to believe that a mass shooting in a kindergarten class could happen.
Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani isn't the only one praising the handling of Superstorm Sandy by Gov Cuomo and Mayor Bloomberg.
Current Hanover City Councilor Chris Kauffman won the mayoral vote, beating three challengers in incumbent Mayor Martin Waters, incumbent city councilor Wendy Pinor, and newcomer Joe Kaul.
Trenton Mayor Tony Mack promises new police strategy next week during heated 'Ask the Mayor' session.
HONOLULU — Former Honolulu acting mayor Kirk Caldwell defeated former Hawaii Gov Ben Cayetano in the race to be Honolulu mayor.
Oakland's Former Mayor Blasts Mayor Jean Quan On Occupy Oakland.
Trussville Mayor Gene Melton was re-elected mayor of Trussville on Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012.
Trussville Mayor Eugene Melton won the city's mayoral race tonight by 52.4 percent (1,388 votes), beating out three contenders his 17th year as mayor of the city.
Mayor Beverly O'Neill, Long Beach, California on the annual Conference of Mayors.
Mayor Dayton King and his wife are facing possible foreclosure on their home on Seventh Avenue, according to court documents filed Wednesday, but the mayor says the issue is a misunderstanding .
(WTVA) --The town of Ackerman's mayor agreed to take a substantial pay cut , after city leaders said the mayor's salary is much more than other mayors with the same size population.
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In science:

Nótese que esto no impide que la recompensa acumulada en un cierto punto sea mayor que 1 o menor que -1.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
Por lo que, si hacemos muchas acciones, podemos tener una recompensa acumulada mayor que 1.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
Parametrización del entorno Λ Además de estos cambios, en esta tesis de máster se han añadido varias características nuevas que permiten parametrizar algunos aspectos del sistema de evaluación, proporcionándole una mayor flexibilidad.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
Con la inserción de estas características, los entornos disponen de una mayor flexibilidad dependiendo de los parámetros que se seleccionen para cada una de sus características.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
Ambas imágenes son bastante parecidas (aparte de la mayor variación de los humanos) y no se percibe ninguna diferencia especial.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
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