a city, town, village, etc., that operates under a corporate charter granted by the state.
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How to use municipal corporation in a sentence
Its relations with the municipal corporation were, as would be expected, very intimate.The Influence and Development of English Gilds | Francis Aiden Hibbert
The provisions of the Municipal Corporations Act 1882 relate chiefly to the constitution of the municipal corporation.
But to see a municipal corporation in the burghers gild of Domesday Book would be very rash.Domesday Book and Beyond | Frederic William Maitland
A franchise is a right granted by the State or by a municipal corporation to individuals or to a private corporation.Up To Date Business | Various
The municipal corporation uses public funds to buy and beautify parks and boulevards.The Library and Society | Various