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REGIDOR. Laws of the Spanish empire of the Indies. One of a body, never exceeding twelve, who formed a part of the ayuntamiento or municipal council in every capital of a jurisdiction. The office of regidor was held for life, that is to say, during the pleasure of the supreme authority. In most places the office was purchased; in some cities, however, they were elected by persons of the district, called capitulares. 12 Pet. R. 442, note.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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'She's doing a little bit better since I've put a brace on her right leg and it's been stabilized but she's still in pain,' said Regidor in Filipino.
For Regidor, inclusivity also means making reliable public transportation a priority.
Y no generalizamos, nos centraremos en un autor y en una obra: el humanista cordobes Juan de Castilla y Aguayo, y su obra Elperfecto regidor, publicada en Salamanca en 1586.
Toronto, Canada, April 23, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Jonathan Regidor is determined to change the Internet Marketing industry for the better.
It is nocturnal and crepuscular, and it is common near to areas with permanent water (Hunsaker, 1988; Olrog, 1989; Regidor et al., 1999).
Jesus Gonzalez Regidor, of Madrid University, proposed a "territorial flat rate per new entitlement," ie a new payment entitlement that would vary depending on the agricultural and rural area where the farmland is located, which he said would enhance the EU's territorial cohesion and hence the CAP's social legitimacy, as well as make it easier to agree multilateral trade agreements.