Sentence Examples


  • He embraced the revolutionary ideas, and after the taking of the Bastille became a member of the provisional municipality of Paris.
  • Albany became a municipality in 1871.
  • As the city has always been notoriously unhealthful, the United States, on undertaking the construction of the Panama Canal, became interested in preventing its becoming a centre of infection for the Canal Zone, and by the treaty of November 1903 secured complete jurisdiction in the city and harbour over all matters relating to sanitation and quarantine, and engaged to construct a system of waterworks and sewers in the municipality, which had been practically completed in 1907.
  • The municipality owns its electric-lighting plant; the water-works are under private ownership. The first settlement in the neighbourhood was made in 1838.
  • The indebtedness of a county, municipality or school district is limited to 5% of the value of its taxable property.

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