Municipal Definition

myo͝o-nĭsə-pəl
adjective
Of, relating to, or typical of a municipality.
American Heritage
Having self-government locally.
Webster's New World
Of or having to do with a city, town, etc. or its local government.
Webster's New World
Of the internal, as distinguished from the international, affairs of a nation.
Webster's New World
Antonyms:
noun
Webster's New World
(finance) A financial instrument issued by a municipality.
Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Municipal

Noun

Singular:
municipal
Plural:
municipals

Origin of Municipal

  • Latin mūnicipālis from mūnicipium town from mūniceps citizen mūnus public office, duty mei-1 in Indo-European roots capere to take kap- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French municipal, from Latin municipalis (“of or belonging to a citizen or a free town"), from municeps (“a citizen, an inhabitant of a free town"), from munus (“duty") + capere (“to take").

    From Wiktionary

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