Definition of Councillors

1. Noun. (plural of councillor) ¹

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Definition of Councillors

1. councillor [n] - See also: councillor

Lexicographical Neighbors of Councillors

council board
council chamber
council estate
council estates
council house
council houses
council member
council table
council tax
councillors (current term)

Literary usage of Councillors

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

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Besides the general and his councillors, the secretary-general, procurator-general, provincials, ... The latter consists of the provincial, his councillors, ..."

2. The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution: An Historical Treatise by Hannis Taylor (1890)
"The sworn and paid councillors come to be known as the " privy council," ... The parliament, not content with controlling the nomination of the councillors, ..."

3. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1909)
"Town councillors were mostly holders of state appointments who also served the commune; but, even if the War and Domains Office allowed a few councillors to ..."

4. The History of England from the Accession of James II by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1879)
"To the second condition proposed by the three Scottish councillors he positively refused to listen. The Protestant religion, he said, was false ; and he ..."

5. History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak of the by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1893)
"It was not without reason that when the councillors answered in accordance with Heath's opinion, the Commons felt that the partial satisfaction offered to ..."

6. The American Colonies in the Seventeenth Century by Herbert Levi Osgood (1907)
"Of the resident councillors Van Cortlandt was mayor of the city of New York. ... The lieutenant governor and councillors do not seem to have been alarmed ..."

7. Library Journal by Richard Rogers Bowker, Charles Ammi Cutter, American Library Association, Library Association (1899)
"There shall be a council of the association, which shall include at active councillors the members of the executive board and eighteen additional ..."

8. Rogers on Elections by Francis James Newman Rogers, C. Willoughby Williams (1906)
"The same person shall act as deputy returning officer in respect of the election both of parish councillors and of any rural district councillors to be ..."

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