municipium

noun
mu·​ni·​cip·​i·​um | \ ˌmyünəˈsipēəm \
plural municipia\ -​ēə \

Definition of municipium

: a Roman municipality especially : one giving its citizens the privileges of Roman citizenship and often the right of living according to their own laws and customs

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History and Etymology for municipium

Latin, from municip-, municeps inhabitant of a municipium

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“Municipium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/municipium. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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