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  • adj. Of or pertaining to a councilman or councilwoman, particularly to the district they represent.


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councilman +‎ -ic


  • The city had a policy of councilmanic courtesy that allowed individual members to grant zoning variances within their districts.

    Into the Story

  • Is Harris the councilmanic lynchpin to get it realized?

    Greg Harris Running For Council

  • But as fun to say as councilmanic is, the city of Seattle is racking up quite a bit of it.

    Archive 2005-03-20

  • He was depending upon a councilmanic majority at least.

    The Titan

  • Before any one of them could reasonably protest, before it could decide that it was willing to pay a very great deal to have the suburb adjacent to its particular territory left free, before it could organize a legal fight, councilmanic ordinances were introduced giving the applying company what it sought; and after a single reading in each case and one open hearing, as the law compelled, they were almost unanimously passed.

    The Titan

  • During the current term it has thus far declined to review a lower court decision rejecting a challenge by white voters to a majority black councilmanic district in

    The Supreme Court's Recent Redistricting Decisions: Change of Heart or Lack of Interest?

  • Already arrangements were being completed to move the paper to Pomona, where the mayor and councilmanic offices also intended to continue.

    Greener Than You Think

  • He read enormously with expert facility and a beautifully trained memory; read history, biography, memoirs, war records, old newspapers, old speeches, councilmanic proceedings, departmental reports -- everything he could lay his hands on that promised capital for an editorial writer in that city and that State.


  • In media interviews I have been very clear that I will not take a councilmanic vote to raise taxes.

    The Seattle Times

  • Given the population shifts over the past decade, a major redrawing of the 10 councilmanic districts is needed.

    The Goalkeeper


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