Definition of Civic leader

1. Noun. A leader in municipal affairs.

Exact synonyms: Civil Leader
Generic synonyms: Leader

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Civic Leader

civet bean
civet cat
civic center
civic crown
civic crowns
civic duty
civic leader (current term)
civic pride
civic responsibility
civic spirit

Literary usage of Civic leader

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Civic Theatre in Relation to the Redemption of Leisure: A Book of by Percy Mackaye (1912)
"... and he does this, as a civic leader outside of the theatre, who recognizes the need of large impersonal forms, reconstructed from tradition and ..."

2. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1906)
"One of the latest and most striking victories won for good government has been achieved in the rich and populous city of Buffalo, where a civic leader who ..."

3. Black Americans in Congress, 1870-1989 by Bruce A. Ragsdale, Joel D. Treese (1996)
"... long-time civic leader and former borough president of Brooklyn, Edolphus "Ed" Towns entered Congress in January 1983. Towns was born in Chadbourn, ..."

4. The Origin of American State Universities by Elmer Ellsworth Brown (1913)
"397 When, however, the growth of the municipality demanded in the school superintendent not only a leader in education but a civic leader as well, ..."

5. Transactions of the Commonwealth Club of California by Commonwealth Club of California (1903)
"Pioneer San Francisco capitalist, civic leader, co-founder of both Schwabacher and Company and Schwabacher-Frey. Outstanding philanthropist, to whom ..."

6. The History of France by Eyre Evans Crowe (1858)
"... burn, and destroy all around them,—it was the duty of a civic leader to stand up in such an epoch, endeavour to support the interest of his class, ..."

7. Henry Baird Favill, A.B., M.D., LL.D., 1860-1916: A Memorial Volume, Life by Henry Baird Favill (1917)
"I do not forget that as doctor and as civic leader he has put Chicago and the whole country deeply in his debt. But my memory picture of him (and yours if ..."

8. The Bookman (1907)
"He called on a man with ambitions as a civic leader. This man wanted the L because his department store was so situated that he would benefit. ..."

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