- noun the head of a municipal corporation or borough in certain Scottish cities.
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lord provost — noun : the chief magistrate of a large city in Scotland * * * the chief magistrate of any of certain large cities in Scotland. * * * Lord Provost see under ↑provost • • • Main Entry: ↑lord Lord Provost The title of the provost of Edinburgh,… … Useful english dictionary
Lord Provost — A Lord Provost is the figurative and ceremonial head of one of the principal cities in Scotland. Four cities, Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow have the right to appoint a Lord Provost instead of a provost (mayor). The Lord Provosts of… … Wikipedia
Lord Provost — Le Lord Provost est le représentant de l autorité municipale dans les principales villes d Écosse. Quatre villes seulement (Aberdeen, Dundee, Édimbourg et Glasgow) ont le droit de nommer un Lord Provost à leur tête au lieu d un maire. Les Lord… … Wikipédia en Français
Lord Provost — the chief magistrate of any of certain large cities in Scotland. * * * … Universalium
lord provost — chief magistrate of some large cities in Scotland … English contemporary dictionary
William Collins (Lord Provost) — Sir William Collins (1817 1895) was a famous figure in the temperance movement who served as Glasgow s Lord Provost between 1877 and 1880.He joined his father, William Collins, printing company in 1848 and helped expand the business into… … Wikipedia
Michael Kelly (Lord Provost) — Michael Kelly (born 1940) is a Scottish Labour politician and businessman. He held the position of Lord Provost of Glasgow from 1980 to 1984, and was Rector of the University of Glasgow from 1984 to 1987. As Lord Provost, he was… … Wikipedia
Provost — may refer to:* Provost (civil), an officer of local government, including the equivalent of a mayor in Scotland * Provost (education), a senior academic administrator * Provost (martial arts), a ranking that was second only to Master in… … Wikipedia
Provost John Ross — was Lord Provost in Aberdeen, Scotland from 1710–1712. Today he is most famous for the house he occupied in the 18th century from 1702.Provost Ross s HouseBuilt in 1593, this house is the second oldest house in the city, with Provost Skene s… … Wikipedia
Lord High Admiral of the Northern Seas — is a post held, ex officio, by the Lord Provost of the City of Aberdeen … Wikipedia