board of supervisors

noun

Definition of board of supervisors

: a county governing board in many states of the U.S. often having as many as 50 members elected proportionally from the county's cities, towns, townships, or wards — compare board of commissioners

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“Board of supervisors.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/board%20of%20supervisors. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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