alderperson

alderperson

[awl-der-pur-suhn]
noun
a member of a municipal legislative body, especially of a municipal council.

Origin:
alder(man) + -person


See -person.
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Main Entry:  alderperson
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a politically correct term for a male or female elected or appointed representative to a municipal legislative body
Example:  Who is the alderperson for the Fourth District?
Usage:  politics
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