Definition of Councils

1. Noun. (plural of council) ¹



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Definition of Councils

1. council [n] - See also: council

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Councils

councillor
councillors
councillorship
councillorships
councillour
councilman
councilmanic
councilmember
councilmen
councilor
councilors
councilorship
councilour
councilperson
councilpersons
councils (current term)
councilwoman
councilwomen
counit
counite
counited
counites
couniting
counits
counsel
counseled
counselee
counselees
counseleth
counseling

Literary usage of Councils

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1. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"councils consist of a chairman, aldermen and councillors. ... Excluding London there arc 61 county councils in England and Wales (see pp. 631-3; Wales, pp. ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"Papal brought about the participation in councils them of distant churches. Julius I. of the summoned one for the year 341, to Middle which he bade the ..."

3. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"On June 5, 1799 (17 Prairial), the councils voted an address to the French ... The councils opened their attack on June 16. It was discovered that the ..."

4. Cyclopaedia of Political Science, Political Economy, and of the Political by John Joseph Lalor (1883)
"From this time the councils were convoked by the pope, for Christians, ... To which of these princes could the right of convoking councils belong ? ..."

5. Institutes of the Christian Religion by Jean Calvin (1816)
"councils; their Authority. A HOUGH I should concede to our adversaries all the claims which they set up on behalf of the Church, yet this would effect but ..."

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