Allman, author of Miami: City of the Future, was an Edward R. Murrow Press Fellow at the council on Foreign Relations.
Someone had complained, the woman from the council office explained through tears.
James Hoge is editor of Foreign Affairs magazine, and Peter G. Peterson Chair at the council on Foreign Relations.
Summed up New York City council Speaker Christine Quinn: the man is “out of his mind … out of his ever-loving mind.”
On the way to our honeymoon in France, he addressed the council of Europe meeting in Budapest.
The council, in answer, reiterated their orders for him to begone.
On the morrow, some of the sailors who had landed, were present at a council.
The shade of Deer at once went to the council of birds and animals.
Suppose we go back into the council Room and hear something about it.
He was to go home with them and the council of war would decide about that.
early 12c., from Anglo-French cuncile, from Old North French concilie (Old French concile, 12c.) "assembly; council meeting; body of counsellors," from Latin concilium "group of people, meeting," from com- "together" (see com-) + calare "to call" (see claim (v.)). Tendency to confuse it in form and meaning with counsel has been consistent since 16c.
spoken of counsellors who sat in public trials with the governor of a province (Acts 25:12). The Jewish councils were the Sanhedrim, or supreme council of the nation, which had subordinate to it smaller tribunals (the "judgment," perhaps, in Matt. 5:21, 22) in the cities of Palestine (Matt. 10:17; Mark 13:9). In the time of Christ the functions of the Sanhedrim were limited (John 16:2; 2 Cor. 11:24). In Ps. 68:27 the word "council" means simply a company of persons. (R.V. marg., "company.") In ecclesiastical history the word is used to denote an assembly of pastors or bishops for the discussion and regulation of church affairs. The first of these councils was that of the apostles and elders at Jerusalem, of which we have a detailed account in Acts 15.