the local ruling body of an urban or rural district.
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How to use district council in a sentence
Collective decisions were made by district councils and citizen assemblies, archaeological evidence suggests.‘The Dawn of Everything’ rewrites 40,000 years of human history | Bruce Bower | November 9, 2021 | Science News
Each district is controlled by a district council composed of the governor, the secretary, and the treasurer.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
In a few cases, those namely of county boroughs, the councils have the powers of county The district and the district council.
A rural district council may delegate their entire powers in any parish to a parochial committee.
Such a committee may be subject to any regulations and restrictions imposed upon it by the rural district council.
And it must be borne in mind that in a borough the borough council is the urban district council.