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municipality

[ myoo-nis-uh-pal-i-tee ]
/ myu藢n瑟s 蓹藞p忙l 瑟 ti /
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noun, plural mu路nic路i路pal路i路ties.
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.
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Origin of municipality

From the French word municipalit茅, dating back to 1780鈥90. See municipal, -ity

OTHER WORDS FROM municipality

in路ter路mu路nic路i路pal路i路ty, noun, plural in路ter路mu路nic路i路pal路i路ties.
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British Dictionary definitions for municipality

municipality
/ (mju藧藢n瑟s瑟藞p忙l瑟t瑟) /

noun plural -ties
a city, town, or district enjoying some degree of local self-government
the governing body of such a unit
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