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mu·nic·i·pal·i·ty

 (myo͞o-nĭs′ə-păl′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. mu·nic·i·pal·i·ties
1. A political unit, such as a city, town, or village, incorporated for local self-government.
2. A body of officials appointed to manage the affairs of a local political unit.

municipality

(mjuːˌnɪsɪˈpælɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a city, town, or district enjoying some degree of local self-government
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the governing body of such a unit

mu•nic•i•pal•i•ty

(myuˌnɪs əˈpæl ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. a city, town, village, or borough possessing corporate existence and usu. its own local government.
2. the governing body of such a district.
[1780–90; < French municipalité. See municipal, -ity]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.municipality - an urban district having corporate status and powers of self-governmentmunicipality - an urban district having corporate status and powers of self-government
administrative district, administrative division, territorial division - a district defined for administrative purposes
city, metropolis, urban center - a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts; "Ancient Troy was a great city"
town - an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city; "they drive through town on their way to work"
ward - a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections
populated area, urban area - a geographical area constituting a city or town
2.municipality - people living in a town or city having local self-government
assemblage, gathering - a group of persons together in one place
metropolis, city - people living in a large densely populated municipality; "the city voted for Republicans in 1994"
townsfolk, townspeople, town - the people living in a municipality smaller than a city; "the whole town cheered the team"

municipality

noun town, city, district, borough, township, burgh (Scot.), urban community, dorp (S. African) Traffic is the problem of the municipality.

municipality

noun
A large and important town:
Informal: burg, town.
Translations
obec
kunta
općina
sveitarfélag
自治体

municipality

[mjuːˌnɪsɪˈpælɪtɪ] N (= place) → municipio m

municipality

[mjuːˌnɪsɪˈpæləti] nmunicipalité f

municipality

n (= place)Ort m, → Gemeinde f; (= council)Stadt f, → Gemeinde f

municipality

[mjuːˌnɪsɪˈpælɪtɪ] n (place) → comune m, municipio
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