Civ·​i·​tan ˈsi-və-ˌtan How to pronounce Civitan (audio)
: a member of a major national and international service club

Examples of Civitan in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Next up: Duane Chapman is set to appear on Saturday, Aug. 19, at the Dog the Bounty Hunter Festival at Guntersville Civitan Park, 1130 Sunset Drive. Mary Colurso |, al, 15 Aug. 2023 Oceanside High Junior Civitan, with more than 60 teen members, is sponsored by Oceanside Chapter of Civitan International for young people who want to learn the methods and benefits of community service. Laura Groch, San Diego Union-Tribune, 20 Aug. 2020

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Word History


Civitan (Club)

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Civitan was in 1926

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Cite this Entry

“Civitan.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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