municipio

noun
mu·​ni·​cip·​io | \ ˌmyünə̇ˈsipēō \
plural -s

Definition of municipio

: a chiefly rural territorial unit of local government in many Latin-American countries that includes several villages or barrios

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First Known Use of municipio

1948, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for municipio

Spanish, from Latin municipium

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“Municipio.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/municipio. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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