municipalism

[ myoo-nis-uh-puh-liz-uhm ]
/ myuˈnɪs ə pəˌlɪz əm /

noun

the principle or system of home rule by a municipality.
advocacy of such a principle or system.

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Origin of municipalism

First recorded in 1850–55; municipal + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM municipalism

mu·nic·i·pal·ist, noun
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