mu·​nic·​i·​pal·​ly | \ myu̇-ˈni-sə-p(ə-)lē How to pronounce municipally (audio) \

Definition of municipally

: by or in terms of a municipality municipally owned property

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The proposition permits events where marijuana is consumed and sold to only take place at roughly 80 state and municipally owned fairgrounds or agricultural association properties scattered throughout California. Taylor Mims, Billboard, "Chalice Festival Sues Bureau of Cannabis Control as Weed-Centric Events Battle With Legalization," 13 July 2018 Though the area includes some private land, the majority of Dogtown is municipally owned by Gloucester and Rockport. Sarah Shemkus,, "A plan to keep Dogtown wild and free," 23 Mar. 2018 That will likely mean major savings for the small number of Alaska utilities that aren't cooperatives or municipally owned. Erica Martinson, Anchorage Daily News, "Tax code change could mean a break for Alaskans on utility bills," 7 Mar. 2018 Of the dozens of municipally run golf courses in South Florida, many of them were bought by the cities decades ago. Lisa J. Huriash,, "Millions in taxpayer dollars to be spent to save golf courses in Tamarac, Boca Raton," 3 May 2017

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First Known Use of municipally

1818, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of municipally was in 1818

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