What is Regimiento?

Legal Definition
Laws of the Spanish empire of the Indies. The body of regi- dores who never exceeded twelve, forming a part of the municipal council or ayuntamiento, in every capital of a jurisdiction. 12 Pet. Rep. 442, note.
-- Bouviers Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
In Spanish law. The body of regidores, who never exceeded twelve, forming a part of the municipal council or ayuntamiento, in every capital of a Jurisdiction. 12 Pet. 442, note.
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
(Spanish) A municipal council composed of not to exceed twelve regidores or members. See 12 Pet. (U. S.) 442, note, 9 L. Ed. 1137, 1150.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary