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  1. municipal.
  2. municipality.
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Examples from the Web for mun

Historical Examples of mun

  • So's the other one—the guy as has got the mun; he's got a bank full of it.


    W. A. Fraser

  • The king only answered, "I mun have the land; I mun have it for Carr."

  • And Mun Bun was once more tucked in the bed where he belonged.

  • There was Margy, quietly sleeping with her mother, but no Mun Bun.

  • He was sleeping with me, but, all of a sudden, I woke up and Mun Bun was not with me.

Word Origin and History for mun


auxiliary verb, now archaic or dialectal, "must," c.1200, from Old Norse monu, a future tense auxiliary verb ultimately meaning "to intend" and from the PIE root *men- "to think" (see mind (n.)).

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