from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The governing body of a city.
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- n. A governing body of people elected to oversee management of a city and represent the interests of residents.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. See under Council.
- n. the legislative branch of a city government, usually consisting of a board of aldermen and common council, but sometimes otherwise constituted.
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- n. a municipal body that can pass ordinances and appropriate funds etc.
From city + council. (Wiktionary)