Definition of Aldermen. Meaning of Aldermen. Synonyms of Aldermen

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Definition of Aldermen

Aldermen
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 Aldermen from wikipedia

- "councillors" and a "chairman", while "cities" elected a "mayor" and "aldermen". Since 1994, all local and regional government areas in Queensland elect...
- The Court of Aldermen forms part of the senior governance of the City of London Corporation. It comprises twenty five aldermen of the City of London,...
- The Aldermen Islands are a small group of rocky islets to the southeast of Mercury Bay in the North Island of New Zealand. They are located off the coast...
- of the government of the City of Chicago in Illinois. It consists of 50 aldermen elected from 50 wards to serve four-year terms. The council is gaveled...
- A city council, town council, town board, or board of aldermen is the legislative body that governs a city, town, muni****lity, or local government area...
- The Board of Aldermen is the legislative body of the independent City of St. Louis, Missouri. The Board of Aldermen is charged with p****ing legislation...
- interests. The corporation's structure includes the Lord Mayor, the Court of Aldermen, the Court of Common Council, and the Freemen and Livery of the City. The...
- before the end of his mayoral term. Thomas Coman, President of the Board of Aldermen, completed Hoffman's term as acting mayor until his elected successor,...
- The New York City Board of Aldermen was a body that was the upper house of New York City's Common Council from 1824 to 1875, the lower house of its Muni****l...
- mayor limited "aldermanic prerogative", a practice under which Chicago aldermen were granted an effective veto over matters in their wards. On May 28,...
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