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 Coyote, now 62, grew up in Sweetwater, a single-block, unincorporated town on the Nez Perce Reservation in North Idaho. Bryce Dole And Zack Demars, oregonlive, 30 July 2022 The store is set to open 5 a.m. July 8 in Colgate, an unincorporated town in Washington County, at W260 N9579 State Road164. Cathy Kozlowicz, Journal Sentinel, 25 June 2022 Ruth Martínez, who lives in the small, unincorporated town of Ducor in Tulare County, has been advocating for clean water for decades. Rachel Ramirez, CNN, 5 June 2022 Hyundai's Georgia factory is expected to employ 8,100 workers and produce up to 300,000 vehicles annually, with plans for construction to begin early next year and production to start in 2025 near the unincorporated town of Ellabell. CBS News, 22 May 2022 Yes, the official mayor of the quirky mountain community of Idyllwild — nestled in the San Jacinto Mountains towering over Palm Springs — is a dog, the perfect mascot for an unincorporated town that prides itself on creativity and community. Hadley Meares, The Hollywood Reporter, 14 May 2022 That lineage is strong, too: Klein, the unincorporated town where Lovett grew up and has lived most of his life, was named for his great-great-grandfather, Adam Klein. Jeff Gage, Washington Post, 13 May 2022 The more than 2,200-acre South Georgia site under negotiations for the new plant, near the unincorporated town of Ellabell, is a sprawling tract the state once pitched to several automakers, including Rivian, Volvo and Jaguar Land Rover. Greg Bluestein, ajc, 12 May 2022 Glendale is an unincorporated town about 50 miles south of Louisville in Hardin County. Billy Kobin, The Courier-Journal, 9 May 2022 See More

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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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“Unincorporated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unincorporated. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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