The Collaborative International Dictionary
Civism \Civ"ism\, n. [Cf. F. civisme, fr.L. civis citizen.]
State of citizenship. [R.]
Usage examples of "civism".
The Outer Worlds were established before Civism had spread over Earth, before the Cities.
This is because tax receivers and assessors, directors and other agents of rivers and forests, engineers, notaries, attorneys, clerks and scribes belonging to the administrative branch, are all subject to dismissal if they do not obtain a certificate of civism from their municipality.