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councillor

(US), councilor
a member of a council
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Early the next morning the Mayor was walking in the square below in company with the Town Councillors.
cried the Town Councillors, who always agreed with the Mayor; and they went up to look at it.
Hear me," said he, "aldermen and town councillors of the Phaeacians, that I may speak even as I am minded.
So he at once said, "Aldermen and town councillors of the Phaeacians, we have had enough now, both of the feast, and of the minstrelsy that is its due accompaniment; let us proceed therefore to the athletic sports, so that our guest on his return home may be able to tell his friends how much we surpass all other nations as boxers, wrestlers, jumpers, and runners.
But in a little while the people had the whole power in their own hands, and chose annually the governor, the councillors, and the representatives.
Those around him were his favorite councillors, and the bitterest foes of New England.
The fathers of the people, those of fourscore years and upwards, were disturbed, deeming it strange that they should forget one of such evident authority, whom they must have known in their early days, the associate of Winthrop, and all the old councillors, giving laws, and making prayers, and leading them against the savage.
What, my councillors, rise, take the hand of Mopo, and hold it to the flame, that his heart may rejoice in the warmth of the flame while we speak together of this matter of the child that was, so my mother sang, born to Baleka, my wife, the sister of Mopo, my servant.
They are a great king and his seven privy-councillors, -- a king who does not scruple to strike a defenceless girl and his seven councillors who abet him in the outrage.
It is not to be seriously supposed that Razumov had actually dozed off and had dreamed in the presence of Councillor Mikulin, of an old print of the Inquisition.
He's Councillor McGinty, young man," said a voice from the group.
Monsieur de Richelieu would have said, `Five hundred crowns for the councillor.

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