Burgesses

What is Burgesses?

Burgesses definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun
American History. a representative in the popular branch of the colonial legislature of Virginia or Maryland.
(formerly) a representative of a borough in the British Parliament.
Rare. an inhabitant of an English borough.

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