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doughnut council

doughnut council
 n.— «There’s no doubt certain parts of the state there are too many councils, particularly where you got what’s called the doughnut councils and I’m pleased to see there’s a recognition by councillors in some of those seats.» —“Local govt group backs Bowler’s return” ABC News Online (Australia) Dec. 14, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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