Definition of Councilorship
1. Noun. The position of council member.
Generic synonyms: Berth, Billet, Office, Place, Position, Post, Situation, Spot
Derivative terms: Councillor
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Literary usage of Councilorship
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Journal of Education by Henry Barnard (1862)
"... while the catholic philological councilor had no other occupation ; and for some years this protestant councilorship has not even been filled. ..."
2. The Days of a Man: Being Memories of a Naturalist, Teacher, and Minor by David Starr Jordan (1922)
"... the presidency of the newly established Imperial University of Kyoto, and finally Privy councilorship to the Mikados, Mutsuhito and Yoshihito, ..."
3. The History of Nations by Henry Cabot Lodge (1906)
"The old patriot Tai-wen-kun, father of the king, who again assumed the grand councilorship, with his unabated rigor ordered punishment of the Min, ..."
4. Maryland Under the Commonwealth: A Chronicle of the Years 1649-1658 by Bernard Christian Steiner (1911)
"... from his councilorship, and Stone was ordered not to permit him to act in that station should he come again to the Province, whence he had returned to ..."
5. Japan, Real and Imaginary by Sydney Greenbie (1920)
"... and Mr. Kita- zawa, a professor of Waseda University, withdrew from councilorship of this Friendly Society as a protest against its unreasonableness. ..."