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
Examples of municipality in a Sentence
No municipality in Puerto Rico has the money to build the infrastructure that’s needed.
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.
It violated the airspace controlled by the central government and flew over a local municipality and police buildings.
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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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