Municipality meaning

myo͝o-nĭsə-pălĭ-tē
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A city, town, etc. having its own incorporated government for local affairs.
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A body of officials appointed to manage the affairs of a local political unit.
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The definition of a municipality is a local area with its own government, or the government of such an area.

An example of a municipality is the government of an incorporated village.

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Its governing officials.
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A political unit, such as a city, town, or village, incorporated for local self-government.
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A district with a government that typically encloses no other governed districts; a borough, city, or incorporated town or village.
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The governing body of such a district.
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Origin of municipality

  • From French municipalité (Edmund Burke).

    From Wiktionary