• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Councilor A member of a council.☞ The distinction between councilor, a member of a council, and counselor, one who gives counsel, was not formerly made, but is now very generally recognized and observed.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n councilor A member of a council; specifically, a member of a common council or of the British Privy Council. See council.
    • n councilor One who gives counsel or advice.
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In literature:

He and two of his councilors had been hanged in effigy in the public square not long back.
"Despoilers of the Golden Empire" by Gordon Randall Garrett
The men councilors, however, had some privilege.
"The Border Watch" by Joseph A. Altsheler
Councilor Peter Forbes was magically changed.
"Blackbeard: Buccaneer" by Ralph D. Paine
He was called the greatest councilor and warrior of the Ottawas; yet he was not content.
"Four American Indians" by Edson L. Whitney
The supreme command was held by the king and his aged councilors.
"The Fire People" by Ray Cummings
There was once a girl who was wiser than the King and all his councilors; there never was anything like it.
"Tales of Folk and Fairies" by Katharine Pyle
At length, at a very late hour, he sent for his councilors to come again to his apartment.
"Nero" by Jacob Abbott
He himself was a councilor at the prefecture; then he added a few apologies.
"Madame Bovary" by Gustave Flaubert
She shall render a report at the regular meetings of the local board of councilors on the condition and progress of the Girl Scouts.
"How Girls Can Help Their Country" by Juliette Low
Governor Harvey reversed this policy and made peace with the Indians against the advice of Dr. Pott and other Councilors.
"Virginia Under Charles I And Cromwell, 1625-1660" by Wilcomb E. Washburn

In news:

Town Councilor Anne Giddings has died from injuries she suffered in a car crash more than a month ago.
The Cedar Springs City Council has chosen Ashley Bremmer, who currently serves as vice-chair on the city planning commission, to fill the vacancy left by former councilor Raymond Huckleberry.
Governor's Councilor Charles Cipollini's the joke that no one gets.
Councilor 's trial wraps up.
Councilor Frazier vows he'll stand on principle.
Tulsa Councilor Jeannie Cue changes course on apartment development.
Town councilors voted not to take town control of the structure TIM JEAN/Staff photo Some residents hoped to save the failing dam next to Adams Pond Road in Derry.
Town councilors voted not to take town control of the structure.
Task force member Rick Westcott, a former city councilor, said he supports public investment in Zink Dam and other dams along the river.
Ruidoso councilors declare bridge complete.
Tulsa's City Council voted 7-2 Thursday to not grant firefighter Jeremy Moore his requested trial for councilors to determine whether there was sufficient cause for his alleged demotion .
Ex-Tulsa councilor: Cousins Park project disruption reason to reject Vision2.
Coaches, swim instructors, Leisure Program Councilors, Skate Guards, skating assistants and others from the Barnstable Recreation Department share a moment before heading to the Barnstable High School Prom June 1.
AUBURN — Two New Auburn parks and an athletic field are the newest drug-free zones in the city, councilors agreed Monday.
Allegra Boverman/Staff photo Governor's Councilor-elect Eileen Duff votes at Lanesville Community Center, her home precinct, in Gloucester on Tuesday.