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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) and is charged with ensuring international peace...
- The First Council of Nicaea (/naɪˈsiːə/ ny-SEE-ə; Ancient Gr****: Σύνοδος τῆς Νικαίας, romanized: Sýnodos tês Nikaías) was a council of Christian bishops...
- The Union Council of Ministers, also called Union Cabinet is the prin****l executive organ of the Government of India, which functions as the senior decision-making...
- secret crown council. Look up privy, council, privy council, or privy councillor in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Council of State Crown Council Executive...
- The Council of Europe (CoE; French: Conseil de l'Europe, CdE) is an international organisation with the goal of upholding human rights, democracy and...
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- muni****lity it may be known as a city council, town council, town board, community council, rural council, village council, or board of aldermen. Because of...