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Alderman

Al´der`man   Pronunciation: ạl´dẽr`man
n.1.A senior or superior; a person of rank or dignity.
3.One of a board or body of municipal officers next in order to the mayor and having a legislative function. They may, in some cases, individually exercise some magisterial and administrative functions.
Noun1.alderman - a member of a municipal legislative body (as a city council); "aldermen usually represent city wards"

ALDERMAN. An officer, generally appointed or elected in towns corporate, or cities, possessing various powers in different places.
     2. The aldermen of the cities of Pennsylvania, possess all the powers and jurisdictions civil and criminal of justices of the peace. They are besides, in conjunction with the respective mayors or recorders, judges of the mayor's courts.
     3. Among the Saxons there was an officer called the ealderman. ealdorman, or aldernwn, which appellation signified literally elderman. Like the Roman senator, he was so called, not on account of his age, but because of his wisdom and dignity, non propter oetatem sed propter sapientism et dignitatem. He presided with the bishop at the scyregemote, and was, ex officio, a member of the witenagemote. At one time he was a military officer, but afterwards his office was purely judicial.
     4. There were several kinds of aldermen, as king's aldermen, aldermen of all England, aldermen of the county, aldermen of the hundred, &c., to denote difference of rank and jurisdiction.

MP, Member of Congress, Member of Parliament, archon, assemblyman, bailie, burghermaster, burgomaster, cabinet member, cabinet minister, chancellor, chosen freeholder, city councilman, city father, city manager, commissar, commissioner, congressman, congresswoman, councillor, councilman, councilwoman, county commissioner, county supervisor, elder, floor leader, headman, induna, lawgiver, lawmaker, legislator, lord mayor, magistrate, maire, majority leader, mayor, minister, minister of state, minority leader, party whip, portreeve, reeve, representative, secretary, secretary of state, selectman, senator, solon, state senator, supervisor, syndic, undersecretary, warden, whip
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