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|German to English translations [Non-PRO]|
Law/Patents - Government / Politics
|German term or phrase: Gemeinde|
|What's the American for the people who administrate a town or country area - British English would be local council|
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Local time: 05:31
|Thanks - I thought it was just the British that used Council.|
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city or town council, county council
For cities or towns, the governing body is referred to as city or town council, and the individuals themselves are referred to as city or town council members, city leaders, city fathers, also often seen: city manager, but that generally refers to a single individual equivalent to a mayor. For country or rural areas, however, the term is county council (with the exception of Louisiana, where it would be called "parish government," as they refer to their counties as parishes.)
Hope this helps!
Ref: native of Louisiana; current (and former) resident of South Carolina, Michigan, and New York
Local time: 23:31
Native speaker of: English
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