Meaning of MUNICIPAL in English

MUNICIPAL

/ mjuːˈnɪsɪpl; NAmE / adjective

[ usually before noun ] connected with or belonging to a town, city or district that has its own local government :

municipal elections / councils

municipal workers

the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery

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WORD ORIGIN

mid 16th cent. (originally relating to the internal affairs of a state as distinct from its foreign relations): from Latin municipalis (from municipium free city, from municeps , municip- citizen with privileges, from munia civic offices) + capere take.

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