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municipality

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noun mu·nic·i·pal·i·ty \myu̇-ˌni-sə-ˈpa-lə-tē\

Simple Definition of municipality

  • : a city or town that has its own government to deal with local problems; also : the group of people who run such a government

Full Definition of municipality

plural mu·nic·i·pal·i·ties

  1. 1 :  a primarily urban political unit having corporate status and usually powers of self-government

  2. 2 :  the governing body of a municipality


MUNICIPALITY Defined for Kids

municipality

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noun mu·nic·i·pal·i·ty \myu̇-ˌni-sə-ˈpa-lə-tē\

Definition of municipality

plural mu·nic·i·pal·i·ties

  1. :  a town or city having its own local government





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