mu·​nic·​i·​pal·​ly myu̇-ˈni-sə-p(ə-)lē How to pronounce municipally (audio)
: by or in terms of a municipality
municipally owned property

Examples of municipally in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cities including Portland, Ore., and Culver City, Calif., are trying to address the crisis by opening municipally run campsites while restricting camping elsewhere. Andy Newman, New York Times, 26 May 2023 Everyone’s here to play the hits, musically and municipally. Vulture, 26 Apr. 2023 Luallen said that protections of property taxes have to be municipally supported, and he has been engaged in conversations with City Council members about these protections. Dallas News, 21 Nov. 2022 There are entire cities now that claim gigabit internet status—ISPs in those places, frequently municipally owned or a utility company, offer connections of 1 gigabit per second (Gbps) or more. Eric Griffith, PCMAG, 18 Feb. 2022 Meanwhile, the global demand for laughter is greater than ever — comedy is culturally, if not municipally, essential work — which means supply will grow to meet it. Allure Editors, Allure, 15 July 2021 Quincy College is a two-year, municipally affiliated community college serving about 4,000 students at campuses in Quincy and Plymouth., 31 Aug. 2021 Companies, co-ops and municipally owned utilities that own transmission and distribution facilities would be required to submit annual outage plans. Dave Lieber, Dallas News, 25 Mar. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1818, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of municipally was in 1818

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“Municipally.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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