Sentence Examples

  • In the larger towns the alcalde shares his reponsihilities with several permanent officials called tenientes alcaldes.
  • In the municipality the alcalde (mayor) was appointed by the governor-general, and the ayuntamiento (council) was controlled by the veto of the provincial governor and by the assembly of the province.
  • In 1893 he became municipal alcalde of Cavite, and later joined the Katipunan.
  • They appoint an alcalde or mayor from among themselves to act as president, chief executive officer, and justice of the peace.
  • He was associated in practice there with his brother until 1848, and early in 1849 removed to California, settling soon afterward at Marysville, of which place, in 1850, he became the first alcalde or mayor.