Meaning of “city fathers” in the English Dictionary

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"city fathers" in British English

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city fathersnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˌsɪt.i ˈfɑː.ðəz/ us /ˌsɪt̬.i ˈfɑː.ðɚz/ old-fashioned

members of the governing group of a city

(Definition of “city fathers” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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