A magistrate or judge in Spain plus in Spanish America etc
- a mayor or primary magistrate of a Spanish city
- A magistrate or judge in Spain plus in Spanish The united states, etc.
title of a judicial officer in Spain, as well as in those nations which may have received their legislation and establishments from Spain. His features significantly resembled those of mayor in tiny municipalities regarding the continent, or justice of peace in England and most of this united states of america. Castillero v. U. S., 2 Black, 17, 194, 17 L Ed. 360.
(n.) A magistrate or judge in Spain plus Spanish The united states, etc.
They appoint an alcalde or mayor from among themselves to act as president, chief executive officer, and justice of the peace.