Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of councilman.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It originated under the Kings of Rome, who called their councilmen “fathers.”

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • It originated under the Kings of Rome, who called their councilmen “fathers.”

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • Cincinnati's form of government creates chaos in the form of "little mayors" aka councilmen, with nobobdy having the final word/decision.

    Win With Winburn?

  • "Pray call my councilmen," she said to the attendant.

    Mary Queen Of Scotland And The Isles

  • "Pray call my councilmen," she said to the attendant.

    Mary Queen Of Scotland And The Isles

  • As residents of Beverly Hills maybe your first step should be to recall the School Board and the councilmen who have cast their lot with the tyranny of the minority.

    Joel Epstein: Rejecting Century City Subway Station Adjacent

  • She played in front of the Concourse hoi polloi — councilmen, department-store moguls, savings-bank scions, even the borough president.

    Lorelei

  • She further explained that the wealthy councilmen with the large homes also had rebar standing at the top of their roofs and they were the ones making and passing the laws for the collection of those property taxes.

    Retiring in Mexico

  • Both councilmen said they'd work together on the legislation, but they're likely to bump into conflict: Brown says he's willing to put an end date on his tax rate increase, something Graham strongly opposes.

    DeMorning DeBonis: Oct. 4, 2010

  • We the People have to grow up and start looking long and hard and realistically at our politicians, from the councilmen to the president.

    It’s Not TV. It’s BHO. - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

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