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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In French Switzerland, the early title of the chief magistrates of the cantons. In Bern the title was used until 1794.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A chief magistrate of a free imperial city or canton of Switzerland.

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  • noun obsolete A chief magistrate of a free imperial city or canton of Switzerland.

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