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councilman

[koun-suh l-muh n] /ˈkaʊn səl mən/
noun, plural councilmen.
1.
a member of a council, especially the local legislative body of a city.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; council + man1
Related forms
councilmanic
[koun-suh l-man-ik] /ˌkaʊn səlˈmæn ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
Usage note
See -man.
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British Dictionary definitions for councilmen

councilman

/ˈkaʊnsəlmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
(mainly US) a member of a council, esp of a town or city; councillor
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