Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Mr. Bradburn was in 1839 elected to the City Council from the Third ward.

In 1843, Mr. Benedict was a member of the City Council, and president of that body.

The City Council said they wanted the housing property for park purposes.

He was a member of the City Council of Boston in 1855 and 1856.

“Every one on the City Council is being most kind,” he said suavely.

The city council had been appealed to personally and by petition.

It is appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council.

The power of city government is vested in the mayor and the city council.

If you give your yell off the campus you have to get a permit from the city council.

To the latter also was given a sword of honour on behalf of the City Council.