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city father

noun

Simple Definition of city father

  • : someone who works for a city government

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of city father

  1. :  a member (as an alderman or councilman) of the governing body of a city

1843

First Known Use of city father

1843

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