- alderman ► NOUN 1) chiefly historical a co-opted member of an English county or borough council, next in status to the Mayor. 2) (also alderwoman) N. Amer. & Austral. an elected member of a city council.DERIVATIVES aldermanship noun.ORIGIN Old English, «chief, patriarch».
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