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solon (n.)

"legislator," 1620s, from Greek Solon, name of early lawgiver of Athens, one of the seven sages. Often, especially in U.S., applied (with perhaps a whiff of sarcasm) by journalists to Congressmen, township supervisors, etc. It also is a useful short headline word.

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Definitions of solon from WordNet

solon (n.)
a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs;
Synonyms: statesman / national leader
From wordnet.princeton.edu