What does municipality mean?

Definitions for municipalitymyuˌnɪs əˈpæl ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. municipality(noun)

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

  2. municipality(noun)

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


  1. municipality(Noun)

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

  2. Origin: From municipalité (Edmund Burke).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Municipality(noun)

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

  2. Origin: [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".


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Angel Perez:

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

  2. Copenhagen Mayor Frank Jensen:

    When we add 'Greater,' we indicate that it is more than just the municipality of Copenhagen.

  3. Fayez Mansour:

    We have major problems with all the government institutions, with the municipality, the Arabs are being ignored.

  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. The Georgian Foreign Ministry:

    It violated the airspace controlled by the central government and flew over a local municipality and police buildings.

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