Recent Examples of councilman from the Web
The councilman said he was approached Wednesday night near his home by a man who demanded his car keys and then stabbed him.
The Latest on the stabbing of a Philadelphia city councilman (all times local): 9:25 a.m.
The developer focused much of his ire at Schenirer, the councilman for the Crocker Village site and surrounding neighborhoods, who voted against the gas station.
What's more, former councilman Oliver Thomas sought Saturday to reject the impression that life behind bars could ever lessen criminality.
Washington Bound That year, his political career began as a city councilman in Fort Thomas, Kentucky.
Demaria was on hand to name former city councilman Anthony Richardson, a 2001 graduate of Lorain's Admiral King High School and Oberlin College, as chairman of the commission.
The councilmen were prepared to vote on the resolution at the meeting Thursday.
Then there's Adrian Fenty, a Washington, D.C., city councilman who won handily to become the city's youngest mayor-elect.
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First Known Use of councilman
COUNCILMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of councilman for English Language Learners
: a person (especially a man) who is a member of a council
Legal Definition of councilman
: a member of a council : councillor
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