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BURGESS. A magistrate of a borough; generally, the chief officer of the corporation, who performs, within the borough, the same kind of duties which a mayor does in a city. In England, the word is sometimes applied to all the inhabitants of a borough, who are called burgesses sometimes it signifies the representatives of a borough in parliament.

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20pm on the day of the killing, Burgess texted Jade to ask how long she was going to be.
Ford insisted he laid bare just how much he felt Bath's coaches and players had invested in Burgess, only for the ex-Bradford Bulls player to continue to chase a return to Sydney.
In the US capital, Philby and Burgess concocted a plan for Burgess to return to London to warn their fellow agent of the impending danger and tell him the time had come for him to flee to Moscow.
By working with Burgess Marine we re keen to bring more ships into the port and bring more work into the yard, added Small and Co joint managing director Paul Harper.
Lapayowker Burgess said its attorneys have experience working with legal and tax departments of large public companies as well as private aircraft owners, helping design and implement the appropriate planning objectives and operating structures.
Where Burgess does have the upperhand is his ability to offload in the tackle.
Burgess, who was from Grangetown, told police that the reason for his escape was that he owed PS150 for a drug debt to other inmates.
Michael Burgess, MD, scanned the crowd gathered at the Brookings Institution for a discussion of Medicare physician payment reform and began his keynote address with a question.
Drawing on their extensive behind-the-scenes experience working with major brands, Cheryl Burgess and Mark Burgess work to dispel many of the prominent myths surrounding social business, offering proven strategies to help employees and executives alike better navigate the new social terrain.
The UK's largest grower and supplier of fresh vegetables, Produce World, has launched a consumer-facing brand called Burgess Harvest Veg.
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