At 16, when he was formally initiated into manhood, Mandela received yet another name: Dalibunga—“convenor of the great council.”
The king is to impose no tax, beside the three stated feudal aids, except by the consent of the great council of the nation.
She spoke no word, but still gazed calmly on that great council.
Now they called a great council of men and the beasts, birds, and insects of all kinds.
Tassilo, being seized, was condemned to death by the great council.
I learnt it from my father, who is one of the guardians of this temple, and sits in the great council of merchants.
A great council was summoned to Rockingham to discuss the question.
The Anglo-Norman kings of England continued to recognise the custom, and duly summoned and consulted their great council.
"I believe what you have told us," said one of the chiefs in the great council on Monday.
A great council was held, at which the young men clamoured for war and the grave elders spoke in favour of peace.