member of the legislative body of a municipal corporation in England and the United States. In Anglo-Saxon England, ealdormen, or aldermen, were ... [1 related articles]
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Alderman is criminal slang for a crowbar used for forcing safes. So named on account of its high rank among burglars.
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An alderman is a member of a municipal assembly or council in many jurisdictions founded upon English law. The term may be titular, denoting a high-ranking member of a borough or county council, a council member chosen by the elected members themselves rather than by popular vote, or a council memb...
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An officer, generally appointed or elected in towns corporate, or cities, possessing various powers in different places.
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An alderman was formerly a senior member of a local council. The Saxon ealdorman was next to the king, and frequently a viceroy; but after the settlement of the Danes the title was gradually displaced by that of earl. Aldermen in corporations were next in dignity to the mayor.
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[disambiguation] An alderman is a member of a municipal assembly or council in many jurisdictions. Alderman may also refer to: People with the surname Alderman: == See also == ...
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1) Council member 2) Local office 3) Representative
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