What does municipality mean?

Definitions for municipality
myuˌnɪs əˈpæl ɪ timu·nic·i·pal·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. municipalitynoun

    an urban district having corporate status and powers of self-government

  2. municipalitynoun

    people living in a town or city having local self-government


  1. municipalitynoun

    A district with a government that typically encloses no other governed districts; a borough, city, or incorporated town or village.

  2. Etymology: From municipalité (Edmund Burke).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Municipalitynoun

    a municipal district; a borough, city, or incorporated town or village

  2. Etymology: [Cf. F. municipalit.]


  1. Municipality

    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".

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of municipality in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of municipality in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of municipality in a Sentence

  1. Weather Modification:

    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.

  2. Eric Adams:

    How foolish would someone have to be to run to be the mayor of the city of New York and live in another municipality, it's 101 that someone is going to follow me throughout this entire campaign.

  3. Ral Valds-Fauli:

    People should have guns, pistols, revolvers in their home for their protection if they feel its necessary. But, assault weapons do not belong in a municipality, assault weapons are for purposes of war powers.

  4. Vittorio Zappalorto:

    I firmly deny that the municipality of Venice has ever thought to ban the use of trolleys in the historical center.

  5. Angel Perez:

    No municipality in Puerto Rico has the money to build the infrastructure that’s needed.

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