What does Municipal mean?

Definitions for Municipal
myuˈnɪs ə pəlMu·nic·i·pal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. municipaladjective

    relating or belonging to or characteristic of a municipality

    "municipal government"; "municipal bonds"; "a municipal park"; "municipal transportation"

  2. municipaladjective

    of or relating to the government of a municipality

    "international law...only authorizes a belligerent to punish a spy under its municipal law"- J.L.kuntz

Wiktionary

  1. municipalnoun

    A financial instrument issued by a municipality.

    Etymology: From municipal, from municipalis, from municeps, from munus + capere.

  2. municipaladjective

    Of or pertaining to a municipality (a city or a corporation having the right of administering local government).

    Etymology: From municipal, from municipalis, from municeps, from munus + capere.

  3. municipaladjective

    Of or pertaining to the internal affairs of a nation.

    Etymology: From municipal, from municipalis, from municeps, from munus + capere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Municipaladjective

    of or pertaining to a city or a corporation having the right of administering local government; as, municipal rights; municipal officers

    Etymology: [L. municipalis, fr. municipium a town, particularly in Italy, which possessed the right of Roman citizenship, but was governed by its own laws, a free town, fr. municeps an inhabitant of a free town, a free citizen; munia official duties, functions + capere to take: cf. F. municipal. Cf. Immunity, and Capacoius.]

  2. Municipaladjective

    of or pertaining to a state, kingdom, or nation

    Etymology: [L. municipalis, fr. municipium a town, particularly in Italy, which possessed the right of Roman citizenship, but was governed by its own laws, a free town, fr. municeps an inhabitant of a free town, a free citizen; munia official duties, functions + capere to take: cf. F. municipal. Cf. Immunity, and Capacoius.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Municipal

    mū-nis′i-pal, adj. pertaining to a corporation or city.—n. Municipalisā′tion.—v.t. Munic′ipalise.—ns. Munic′ipalism; Municipal′ity, a town or city possessed of self-government: a district governed like a city: in France, a division of the country.—adv. Munic′ipally. [Fr.,—L. municipalismunicipium, a free town—munia, official duties, capĕre, to take.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Municipal in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Municipal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Municipal in a Sentence

  1. James Madison:

    And as it [the federal district] is to be appropriated to this use with the consent of the State ceding it; as the State will no doubt provide in the compact for the rights, and the consent of the citizens inhabiting it; as the inhabitants will find sufficient inducements of interest to become willing parties to the cession; as they will have had their voice in the election of the Government which is to exercise authority over them; as a municipal Legislature for local purposes, derived from their own suffrages, will of course be allowed them; and as the authority of the Legislature of the State, and of the inhabitants of the ceded part of it, to concur in the cession, will be derived from the whole people of the State, in their adoption of the Constitution, every imaginable objection seems to be obviated.

  2. Jeff Da Costa:

    Schuld Mayor Helmut Lussi views on the predictability of floods, both on the long-term scale and the immediate scale of being able to provide immediate warnings, are completely wrong, and may go to show one of the difficulties in communicating risk to people or municipal officials who fundamentally don't understand environmental risk, people should also bear in mind that while flood warnings can't stop a flood, they can help people move themselves, and their possessions, to safety.

  3. Sir Winston Churchill:

    [He] looks at foreign affairs through the wrong end of a municipal drainpipe.

  4. Tacoma Police spokesperson Loretta Cool:

    , but the tents, tarps and other items must go. We also have to enforce the municipal code.

  5. Brendan Roediger:

    Saint Louis University's real and Saint Louis University's important, they deserve to be given credit for Saint Louis University. I applaud Municipal Court Judge Donald McCullin. It's meaningful. It's significant.

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