Definition of municipality
- Elections were held in the municipality.
- The municipality approved the budget for the year.
laws that have been enacted by many states and municipalities
a municipality with an excellent police department
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: a city or town that has its own government to deal with local problems; also : the group of people who run such a government
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the quality or state of being insatiable
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