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Aulic council
Aulic Au"lic, a. [L. aulicus, Gr. ?, fr. ? hall, court, royal court.] Pertaining to a royal court. Ecclesiastical wealth and aulic dignities. --Landor. Aulic council (Hist.), a supreme court of the old German empire; properly the supreme court of the emperor. It ceased at the death of each emperor, and was renewed by his successor. It became extinct when the German empire was dissolved, in 1806. The term is now applied to a council of the war department of the Austrian empire, and the members of different provincial chanceries of that empire are called aulic councilors. --P. Cyc.
City council
City Cit"y, a. Of or pertaining to a city. --Shak. City council. See under Council. City court, The municipal court of a city. [U. S.] City ward, a watchman, or the collective watchmen, of a city. [Obs.] --Fairfax.
Council of Ancients
Ancient An"cient, n. 1. pl. Those who lived in former ages, as opposed to the moderns. 2. An aged man; a patriarch. Hence: A governor; a ruler; a person of influence. The Lord will enter into judgment with the ancients of his people, and the princes thereof. --Isa. iii. 14. 3. A senior; an elder; a predecessor. [Obs.] Junius and Andronicus . . . in Christianity . . . were his ancients. --Hooker. 4. pl. (Eng. Law) One of the senior members of the Inns of Court or of Chancery. Council of Ancients (French Hist.), one of the two assemblies composing the legislative bodies in 1795. --Brande.
Councilist
Councilist Coun"cil*ist (koun"s?l-?st), n. One who belong to a council; one who gives an opinion. [Obs.] I will in three months be an expert counsilist. --Milton.
councillor
Councilor Coun"cil*or (koun"s?l-?r), n. A member of a council. [Written also councillor.] Note: The distinction between councilor, a member of a council, and counselor, one who gives councel, was not formerly made, but is now very generally recognized and observed.
Councilman
Councilman Coun"cil*man (koun`s?l-man), n.; pl. Councilmen (-men). A member of a council, especially of the common council of a city; a councilor.
Councilmen
Councilman Coun"cil*man (koun`s?l-man), n.; pl. Councilmen (-men). A member of a council, especially of the common council of a city; a councilor.
Councilor
Councilor Coun"cil*or (koun"s?l-?r), n. A member of a council. [Written also councillor.] Note: The distinction between councilor, a member of a council, and counselor, one who gives councel, was not formerly made, but is now very generally recognized and observed.
Ecumenical council
Ecumenic Ec`u*men"ic, Ecumenical Ec`u*men"ic*al, a. [L. oecumenicus, Gr. ? (sc. ?) the inhabited world, fr. ? to inhabit, from ? house, dwelling. See Economy.] General; universal; in ecclesiastical usage, that which concerns the whole church; as, an ecumenical council. [Written also [oe]cumenical.] Ecumenical Bishop, a title assumed by the popes. Ecumenical council. See under Council.
Vatican Council
Vatican Council Vat"i*can Coun"cil (R. C. Ch.) The council held under Pope Pius IX. in Vatican at Rome, in 1870, which promulgated the dogma of papal infallibility.

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- The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is one of the six prin****l organs of the United Nations (UN), charged with ensuring international peace and...
- Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, commonly known as the Privy Council of the United Kingdom or simply the Privy Council, is a formal body of advisers...
- A privy council is a body that advises the head of state of a nation, typically, but not always, in the context of a monarchic government. The word "privy"...
- The Turkic Council (Azerbaijani: Türk Şurası; Kazakh: Түркі кеңесі, Túrki Keńesi; Kyrgyz: Түрк кеңеш; Turkish: Türk Keneşi; Uzbek: Turkiy Kengash; or...
- A legislative council is the legislature, or one of the legislative chambers, of a nation, colony, or subnational division such as a province or state;...
- The Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Chinese: 香港特別行政區立法會) or LegCo is the unicameral legislature of the Hong Kong Special...
- including the Isles of Scilly, which has its own council. The council, and its predecessor Cornwall County Council, has a tradition of large groups of independent...
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