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municipality

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Word definitions for municipality in dictionaries

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1789, from French municipalité , from municipal (see municipal ).

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 A district with a government that typically encloses no other governed districts; a borough, city, or incorporated town or village. 2 The governing body of such a district.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES ▪ In the proposal, each part of Jerusalem would have its own municipality . ▪ the municipality of Knoxville EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS ▪ A lot of the water could have gone to municipalities in the North Bay and to grape growers. ...

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
In the territories administrated by the Palestinian Authority , a municipality is an administrative unit of local government similar to a city. They were established and decided after the creation of the Local Government Ministry of the Palestinian National ...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Municipality \Mu*nic`i*pal"i*ty\, n.; pl. Municipalities . [Cf. F. municipalit['e].] A municipal district; a borough, city, or incorporated town or village.

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. an urban district having corporate status and powers of self-government people living in a town or city having local self-government

Usage examples of municipality.

Commission, and the property, activities, and income of the Commission, are hereby expressly exempted from taxation in any manner or form by any State, county, municipality, or any subdivision thereof.

Russian leaders the while consolidating their hold upon the provinces thus occupied by deposing the hospodars, levying taxes and rations for the troops, taking the direction of the militia and municipalities, and when payments were made for anything giving only Russian paper, which it was never intended to redeem.

The municipality took him up on a proposal to erect a platform on the Pont Neuf opposite the statue of Henri IV, where the cannon of the Bastille could be mounted.

If the damned municipality had not decided to smarten up the street with a sidewalk, a ridiculously high curb and horrid little flowering prunus trees.

Imperial Education Municipality of Runim, he had learned such rituals as part of the path to adulthood, following the Rules of Tua Chen.

Congressional action, a New York City general sales tax was applicable to sales of coal under contracts entered into within the municipality and calling for delivery therein.

The municipality assumes no more direct responsibility for the due devotion of the Stadt-Theater to dramatic art than is implied in its retention of reversionary rights of ownership.

As for me, Madame Sella could sell up every stick in my house to-morrow, and if the Municipality should throw up my fountain.

He has subcommissioners in those other municipalities who report directly to him.

Congressional action, a New York City general sales tax was applicable to sales of coal under contracts entered into within the municipality and calling for delivery therein.

Accordingly he sought an audience of Gallio, the matter being obviously for the representative of the Imperial government, rather than for the head of the Corinthian municipality.

The district included under the municipality of Sancerre, distressed at finding itself practically ruled by seven or eight large landowners, the wire-pullers of the elections, tried to shake off the electoral yoke of a creed which had reduced it to a rotten borough.

I am inclined to think that, since labour will be regarded as a delocalised and fluid force, it will be the World State and not the big municipalities ruling the force areas that will be the reserve employer of labour.

Governor-General and the Secretary of War an annual report of the fiscal concerns of the government, showing the receipts and disbursements of the various departments and bureaus of the government and of the various Provinces and municipalities, and make such other reports as may be required of him by the Governor-General or the Secretary of War.

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