alderperson

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noun al·der·per·son \ˈȯl-dər-ˌpər-sən\

Definition of alderperson

plural

alderpersons

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alderpeople

\ˈȯl-dər-ˌpē-pəl\ play
  1. :  alderman 3c She is one of the town's two longest-serving alderpersons. When they presented the petition to their city alderperson, they were advised to take the issue up with the neighborhood association. — Roy Van Driesche, Nature Out of Place, 2004 And at another recent meeting of the alderpeople, there was a discussion of proposed architectural standards for downtown. — Chapel Hill Herald (Durham, North Carolina), 27 Jan. 2006

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Origin and Etymology of alderperson

alder(man) + -person


First Known Use: 1967


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