Sentence Examples


  • His family came from Livonia, one of his ancestors having been burgomaster of Riga.
  • The burgomaster of the old town was one of those who were decapitated in the Hradcany Square (Aug.
  • In 1650 he became burgomaster of Dort and member of the states of Holland and West Friesland.
  • After her marriage with Rodde, the burgomaster of Libeck, she devoted herself to domestic duties.
  • Nicolls won over the burgomaster of New Amsterdam and other prominent citizens by the favourable terms which he offered, and Stuyvesant was forced, without fighting, into a formal surrender on the 8th of September.