Definitions for municipalitymyuˌnɪs əˈpæl ɪ ti
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word municipality
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".
Translations for municipality
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- municipiCatalan, Valencian
- Munizipalität, GemeindeGerman
- cathair bhardais, bardasachtIrish
- municipalità, comuneItalian
- Gemeng, MunicipalitéitLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- kommuneNorwegian Nynorsk
- comuna, municípioPortuguese
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