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bur·gess / ˈbərjis/ • n. a person with municipal authority or privileges, in particular: ∎  a magistrate or member of the governing body of a town. ∎ hist. a member of the assembly of colonial Maryland or Virginia.

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burgess inhabitant of a borough XIII; parliamentary representative XV. ME. burge(i)s, borges — OF. burgeis :- Rom. *burgensis, f. late L. burgus BOROUGH + -ensis (cf. -ESE).

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