Alderman (noun)

  1. A member of a municipal legislative body in some countries, typically elected.
  2. A member of the board of aldermen in a city or borough in the US.


Old english ├Žlderman, ealdorman, from ├Žld "old" + man "man".


  1. The aldermen voted to approve the new zoning ordinance.
  2. The alderman proposed a resolution to address the city's traffic problem.
  3. The alderman represents the interests of his constituents on the city council.
  4. The alderman was re-elected for another term in the recent municipal election.
  5. The alderman is known for his advocacy for public transportation and environmental issues.
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