great council


Definition of great council 

: a preeminent political council: such as

a : the principal council or assembly of England under the Norman kings composed of the sovereign's tenants in capite

b : a municipal legislative body of former times in some Italian towns and cities

c : a major council of North American Indian chiefs

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History and Etymology for great council

Middle English grete counseil

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