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.
Etymology: From municipalité (Edmund Burke).
a municipal district; a borough, city, or incorporated town or village
Etymology: [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
Examples of municipality in a Sentence
If a municipality could pass an ordinance of this nature addressed to the ride-sharing industry, it could pass an ordinance of this nature against any industry and all industries.
The ruling, by stating such payments are optional, creates uncertainty about full and timely payment of special revenue obligations during bankruptcy of the related municipality.
With cloud seeding a program such as this, it's a huge benefit to someone like Idaho Power, but that additional water is also there for the municipality. It's there for agriculture, it's there for consumption. So everybody is benefiting.
It violated the airspace controlled by the central government and flew over a local municipality and police buildings.
No municipality in Puerto Rico has the money to build the infrastructure that’s needed.
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- municipiCatalan, Valencian
- Munizipalität, GemeindeGerman
- cathair bhardais, bardasachtIrish
- नगर पालिकाHindi
- municipalità, comuneItalian
- Gemeng, MunicipalitéitLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- kommuneNorwegian Nynorsk
- comuna, municípioPortuguese
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