a city, town, or other district possessing corporate existence and usually its own local government.
a community under municipal jurisdiction.
the governing body of such a district or community.
- in·ter·mu·nic·i·pal·i·ty, noun, plural in·ter·mu·nic·i·pal·i·ties.
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How to use municipality in a sentence
The site contains an extensive database of public contracts, including police union contracts, for nearly all the state’s municipalities, going back decades.How We Found Pricey Provisions in New Jersey Police Contracts | by Agnes Chang, Jeff Kao and Agnel Philip, ProPublica, and Andrew Ford, Asbury Park Press | February 8, 2021 | ProPublica
Fletcher said because San Diego County is late to legalization, it provides an opportunity to learn from the lessons of other municipalities.Morning Report: San Diegans Are Drowning in Water Debt | Voice of San Diego | January 28, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
In her own neighborhood, she says, residents began using parking spaces to hold dinners with their neighbors during summer, and eventually persuaded the municipality to convert many into community gardens.Amsterdam Is Embracing a Radical New Economic Theory to Help Save the Environment. Could It Also Replace Capitalism? | Ciara Nugent | January 22, 2021 | Time
California lawmakers are slowly starting to recognize the need to get municipalities linked with the kind of scientific expertise San Diego leveraged for its assessments of its vulnerability to climate change.San Diego’s Climate Challenges Will Still Be Here in 2021 – and Beyond | MacKenzie Elmer | January 1, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
Two women became the first same-sex couple to legally marry in Costa Rica when they exchanged vows in the municipality of Heredia shortly after midnight.
“In order to reinforce and ensure safety in the municipality,” she wrote.
In Israel, the municipality of Tel Aviv-Yafo underwrites the Pride Parade.I Traveled 6,000 Miles and a Lifetime to See the Pride Flag Fly at the U.S. Embassy in Israel | Jim Neal | June 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Each town and municipality is handling recreational cannabis in its own way.
Zuo Rong is a retired teacher from Shayang county in Jingmen municipality, Hubei province.
The angry judge told the municipality that it is contributing to the phenomenon of construction offense.Israel Attorney General To Chief Rabbi Hopeful: Explain Your Racism | Orly Halpern | July 12, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The action of the municipality, or of the state or province, or of the central government itself may be called into play.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice | Stephen Leacock
As the business may be prohibited, a municipality or other power may regulate and control his business.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
But “saloon” licences are a large source of revenue to the municipality, the cost being from $1,200 gold downwards per annum.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
At any time, on certain conditions, a member of a tribal ward can apply for full citizenship in a municipality.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
No civil life or municipality seems to have grown up outside its boundaries; like Chester, it remained purely military.The Towns of Roman Britain | James Oliver Bevan
British Dictionary definitions for municipality
a city, town, or district enjoying some degree of local self-government
the governing body of such a unit
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