Meaning of MUNICIPAL in English

— municipally , adv.

/myooh nis"euh peuhl/ , adj.

1. of or pertaining to a town or city or its local government: municipal elections.

2. Archaic. pertaining to the internal affairs of a state or nation rather than to international affairs.


3. a municipal bond.

[ 1530-40; municipalis, equiv. to municip- (s. of municeps ) citizen of a free town ( muni ( a ) duties + -cip-, comb. form of capere to take) + -alis -AL 1 ]

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