unincorporated

adjective
un·​in·​cor·​po·​rat·​ed | \ ˌən-in-ˈkȯr-pə-ˌrā-təd How to pronounce unincorporated (audio) \

Definition of unincorporated

: lacking corporate status : not formed into a legal corporation : not incorporated an unincorporated village/community an unincorporated business/association

Examples of unincorporated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sandbranch — sometimes spelled Sand Branch — is a small unincorporated community of about 100 residents some 20 miles southeast of downtown Dallas. Mariana Rivas, Dallas News, 4 June 2021 Kerry Michael Kemp, died after a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed during a training mission in the Navarre Sound — an unincorporated Santa Rosa community for military members, News Journal reported. Joe Mario Pedersen, orlandosentinel.com, 3 June 2021 The blaze, reported at about 2:30 p.m. Sunday, burns 20 miles north of Beatty, an unincorporated community in Klamath County. oregonlive, 1 June 2021 There's an unincorporated community named for him about 50 miles north of St. Paul, and Stark Road runs just north of Covenant Cemetery near Harris. Star Tribune, 29 May 2021 In truth, the unincorporated community is under the jurisdiction of San Bernardino County, which regulates the businesses on the property and collects taxes. Kirsten Grind, WSJ, 27 May 2021 One of the most recent public projects to emerge in this arena is Magic Johnson Park in Willowbrook, an unincorporated community in South L.A., where Lai and the team at AHBE/MIG helped develop the design for an ongoing $83-million renovation. Los Angeles Times, 20 May 2021 Some residents of Kensington, a small unincorporated community just north of Berkeley, have banded together to reduce the risk of a catastrophic wildfire. Taylor Kate Brown, San Francisco Chronicle, 13 May 2021 One letter sent to Dunn Loring, Virginia, an unincorporated community just outside Washington, D.C., also arrived on April 30. Peter Krouse, cleveland, 5 May 2021

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First Known Use of unincorporated

circa 1732, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unincorporated was circa 1732

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13 Jun 2021

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“Unincorporated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unincorporated. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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