an urban district having corporate status and powers of self-government
people living in a town or city having local self-government
A district with a government that typically encloses no other governed districts; a borough, city, or incorporated town or village.
Origin: From municipalité (Edmund Burke).
a municipal district; a borough, city, or incorporated town or village
Origin: [Cf. F. municipalit.]
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".
The numerical value of municipality in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of municipality in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
When we add 'Greater,' we indicate that it is more than just the municipality of Copenhagen.
We have major problems with all the government institutions, with the municipality, the Arabs are being ignored.
I firmly deny that the municipality of Venice has ever thought to ban the use of trolleys in the historical center.
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.
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.
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- municipiCatalan, Valencian
- Munizipalität, GemeindeGerman
- cathair bhardais, bardasachtIrish
- municipalità, comuneItalian
- Gemeng, MunicipalitéitLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- kommuneNorwegian Nynorsk
- comuna, municípioPortuguese
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