|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (a.) Greater in number, quantity, or extent; as, the major part of the assembly; the major part of the revenue; the major part of the territory.
2. (a.) of greater dignity; more important.
3. (a.) of full legal age.
4. (a.) Greater by a semitone, either in interval or in difference of pitch from another tone.
5. (n.) An officer next in rank above a captain and next below a lieutenant colonel; the lowest field officer.
6. (n.) A person of full age.
7. (a.) That premise which contains the major term. It its the first proposition of a regular syllogism; as: No unholy person is qualified for happiness in heaven [the major]. Every man in his natural state is unholy [minor]. Therefore, no man in his natural state is qualified for happiness in heaven [conclusion or inference].
8. (n.) A mayor.
Major (2 Occurrences)
Exodus 18:22 Let them judge the people at all times. It shall be that every great matter they shall bring to you, but every small matter they shall judge themselves. So shall it be easier for you, and they shall share the load with you. (See NAS)
2 Kings 3:19 You shall strike every fortified city, and every choice city, and shall fell every good tree, and stop all springs of water, and mar every good piece of land with stones.'" (See NIV)