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city fathersnoun [plural]

uk   us   old-fashioned
members of the ​governinggroup of a ​city
(Definition of city fathers from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “city fathers”
in Chinese (Simplified) 市政高级官员, 市议员…
in Chinese (Traditional) 市政高級官員, 市議員…
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