alderman alderman  /ˈɔl dər mən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a member of a municipal legislative body (as a city council)

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  • As alderman, Soglin supported a proposal to turn the city's State Street into a pedestrian mall.

News

  1. Alderman Farms voluntarily recalls organic cherry tomatoes

    Alderman Farms Sales Corporation, Boynton Beach, Florida is recalling one pint containers of Certified Organic Cherry Tomatoes. They have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CBS 19 Tyler

  2. Alderman Farms Sales Corporation Voluntarily Recalls Organic Cherry Tomatoes Because of Possible Health Risk

    Alderman Farms Sales Corporation, Boynton Beach, Florida is recalling one pint containers of Certified Organic Cherry Tomatoes because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: U. S. Food and Drug Administration

  3. Alderman Dick Mell may retire this summer

    Veteran Alderman Dick Mell may be about to retire. The Sun-Times reports he’ll soon leave the city council. I spoke to him tonight and he will neither confirm nor deny it. Mell has been alderman of the 34th Ward on …
    on June 8, 2013     Source: WGN TV Chicago

Quotes

  1. "You can't get anything done without your alderman," Lombardo said. "You want to get a zoning change, you go see your alderman. You want a dice game, you go see your alderman."
    on Aug 14, 2007 By: Joseph Lombardo Source: Forbes

  2. "Lawson has no caliber to coach at the top level," Khan said last week. "He was a second string bowler in his playing days when fiery pacemen Dennis Lillee and Jeff Thompson ruled the world. Even Terry Alderman was ahead of him."
    on Oct 24, 2008 By: Mohsin Khan Source: International Herald Tribune

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