What does municipality mean?

Definitions for municipalitymyuˌnɪs əˈpæl ɪ ti

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word municipality.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. municipality(noun)

    an urban district having corporate status and powers of self-government

  2. municipality(noun)

    people living in a town or city having local self-government

Wiktionary

  1. municipality(Noun)

    A district with a government that typically encloses no other governed districts; a borough, city, or incorporated town or village.

  2. Origin: From municipalité (Edmund Burke).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Municipality(noun)

    a municipal district; a borough, city, or incorporated town or village

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. municipalit.]

Freebase

  1. Municipality

    A municipality is usually an urban administrative division having corporate status and usually powers of self-government or jurisdiction. The term municipality is also used to mean the governing body of a municipality. A municipality is a general-purpose administrative subdivision, as opposed to a special-purpose district. The term is derived from French "municipalité" and Latin "municipalis".

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of municipality in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of municipality in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Copenhagen Mayor Frank Jensen:

    When we add 'Greater,' we indicate that it is more than just the municipality of Copenhagen.

  2. Vittorio Zappalorto:

    I firmly deny that the municipality of Venice has ever thought to ban the use of trolleys in the historical center.

  3. Transport Canada:

    The proposed amendments would give the CTA authority to determine if a fire was caused by a company's operations and determine the costs incurred by the province or municipality in responding to the incident.

  4. President Barack Obama:

    What we saw was that the Ferguson Police Department in conjunction with the municipality saw traffic stops, arrests, tickets as a revenue generator, as opposed to serving the community, and that it systematically was biased against African-Americans in that city who were stopped, harassed, mistreated, abused, called names, fined.

  5. Andrew Celli:

    Their silence is telling ; they really have no substantive defense to the infringement claim, a jury will plainly see that the infringing Old Dubai Frame is an illegal copy of Fernando's award-winning design. Such blatant misappropriation by the Dubai Municipality and ThyssenKrupp is not just a clear violation of copyright law -- Dubai Municipality is Dubai Municipality to artists and architects worldwide.

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