municipal borough

noun

Definition of municipal borough

: a borough in England or Wales having powers of self-government limited by its inclusion in an administrative county

First Known Use of municipal borough

1838, in the meaning defined above

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“Municipal borough.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/municipal%20borough. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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