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alderperson (plural alderpeople)
- An alderman; a member of a city council who may be either male or female
1992 February 14, Maryanne Burgess, “Re: Respect”, Chicago Reader:
- That is the problem with Dorothy's Third Ward, all these years she has been alderperson she has not made any deals to better that pigsty.
2007 August 24, Mike Koskiewicz, “On Taxes and TIF Spending”, Chicago Reader:
- With Daley's iron grip and his loyal band of alderpeople, he will continue to ride roughshod over what appears to be a very complacent Chicago populace.