Origin of civic
Examples from the Web for civic
Instead, straighten your civic backbone and push back in clear conscience.Why We Stand With Charlie Hebdo—And You Should Too|John Avlon|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Vlad Burlutskiy is a civic and political activist from Russia who fled the country last year due to increasing threats.Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015|Movements.Org|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Moral clarity would dictate that civil-rights and other civic leaders would speak out against such a senseless act of violence.
Now that giving thanks to God no longer plays a prominent role in American civic life, Whom or What do we thank on Thanksgiving?Up to a Point: Thanks to the Biggest Turkey, Uncle Sam|P. J. O’Rourke|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Such is the difference between life in the civic textbooks and life in tea-party America.
During all these days of civic anarchy the English troops were steadily advancing to their goal.The Story of Rouen|Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
Both parties began arming, and on September 24 civic warfare began.The Story of Prague|Count Francis Ltzow
Civic dissolution or civic perpetuity—this was the immediate, the unrelieved, the ominous alternative.Abraham Lincoln's Cardinal Traits;|Clark S. Beardslee
By this time the gate and prison must have passed under the control of the civic authorities.The Chronicles of Newgate, vol. 1/2|Arthur Griffiths
Grand national confederation of France, at Paris, in the field of Mars, when the civic oath was administered.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
British Dictionary definitions for civic
Word Origin for civic
Word Origin and History for civic
1540s, originally mostly in civic crown (Latin corona civica), a chaplet of oak leaves awarded to one who saved the life of a fellow citizen in battle, from Latin civicus "of a citizen," adjectival derivation of civis "townsman" (see city). Sense of "having to do with citizens" is from 1790.