city/town clerk

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of city/town clerk

: a person whose job is to record what happens at city or town meetings and to keep special information about the city or town

Word by Word Definitions

city play
  1. : an inhabited place of greater size, population, or importance than a town or village

  2. : an incorporated British town usually of major size or importance having the status of an episcopal see

  3. : the financial district of London

town play
  1. : a compactly settled area usually larger than a village but smaller than a city

  2. : a compactly settled area as distinguished from surrounding rural territory

  3. : a large densely populated urban area : city

clerk play
  1. : cleric

  2. : scholar

  3. : an official responsible (as to a government agency) for correspondence, records, and accounts and vested with specified powers or authority (as to issue writs as ordered by a court)

  1. : to act or work as a clerk


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