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city council

n.
The governing body of a city.

cit′y coun′cil


n.
a municipal body with legislative powers, as passing ordinances and appropriating funds.
[1780–90]
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Noun1.city council - a municipal body that can pass ordinances and appropriate funds etc.city council - a municipal body that can pass ordinances and appropriate funds etc.
council - a body serving in an administrative capacity; "student council"
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