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Definition of Alderman

Alderman
Alderman Al"der*man ([add]l"d[~e]r*man), n.; pl. Aldermen. [AS. aldormon, ealdorman; ealdor an elder + man. See Elder, n.] 1. A senior or superior; a person of rank or dignity. [Obs.] Note: The title was applied, among the Anglo-Saxons, to princes, dukes, earls, senators, and presiding magistrates; also to archbishops and bishops, implying superior wisdom or authority. Thus Ethelstan, duke of the East-Anglians, was called Alderman of all England; and there were aldermen of cities, counties, and castles, who had jurisdiction within their respective districts. 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.

Meaning of Alderman from wikipedia

- An alderman is a member of a muni****l ****embly or council in many jurisdictions founded upon English law. The term may be titular, denoting a high-ranking...
- Naomi Alderman (born 1974) is an English novelist and game writer. Her novel, The Power, won the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction in 2017. Born in London...
- Alderman, also known as Isaac and Antoquan, was a Wampanoag praying Indian who shot and killed the rebellious Native American leader Metacomet in 1676...
- Terence Michael Alderman (born 12 June 1956) is a former Australian international cricketer who pla**** primarily as a right-arm fast-medium bowler. He...
- Jack Edward Alderman (29 May 1951 – 16 September 2008) was, at the time of his execution, the longest-serving death row prisoner in the United States who...
- James Horace Alderman (in some sources Aldermon) (June 24, 1884 – August 17, 1929) was a pirate alcohol smuggler during the Prohibition era in the United...
- The Power is a 2016 science fiction novel by the British writer Naomi Alderman. Its central premise is women developing the ability to release electrical...
- Geoffrey Alderman (born 10 February 1944) is a British historian, especially of the Jewish community in England in the 19th and 20th centuries, and an...
- Alderman is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Albert Alderman (1907–1990), English cricketer Clifford Lindsey Alderman (1902–1988), American...
- as is Edwin A. Alderman Elementary School in Wilmington and Alderman dorm at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Alderman was the key leader...
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