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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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councilmancoun‧cil‧man /ˈkaʊnsəlmən/ noun (plural councilmen /-mən/) [countable] American English  PGOa man who is a member of the government of a city in the US
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councilmanHe served as a councilman for six years and mayor for eight years.But they interviewed only one candidate -- former Tucson city councilman and recently retired state employee Hector Morales.City councilmen are shocked to find this out.The new councilman grew up in Milwaukee, the seventh of 13 children and the first boy.One councilman said Clark was never able to embrace economic development.Mainly through their involvement in politics, Big Mike and Catherine and the councilman all go way back.The sewer was defeated but the councilman got in.But the councilman praised the Chargers and Qualcomm for acting to lift the blackout.
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