Definition of Municipal

1. Adjective. Relating or belonging to or characteristic of a municipality. "Municipal transportation"

Partainyms: Municipality
Derivative terms: Municipality



2. Adjective. Of or relating to the government of a municipality. "International law...only authorizes a belligerent to punish a spy under its municipal law"
Similar to: Domestic
Derivative terms: Municipality

Definition of Municipal

1. a. Of or pertaining to a city or a corporation having the right of administering local government; as, municipal rights; municipal officers.

Definition of Municipal

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to a municipality (a city or a corporation having the right of administering local government). ¹

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the internal affairs of a nation. ¹

3. Noun. (finance) A financial instrument issued by a municipality. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Municipal

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Municipal

1. 1. Of or pertaining to a city or a corporation having the right of administering local government; as, municipal rights; municipal officers. 2. Of or pertaining to a state, kingdom, or nation. "Municipal law is properly defined to be a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state." (Blackstone) Origin: L. Municipalis, fr. Municipium a town, particularly in Italy, which possessed the right of Roman citizenship, but was governed by its own laws, a free town, fr. Municeps an inhabitant of a free town, a free citizen; munia official duties, functions + capere to take: cf. F. Municipal. Cf. Immunity, and Capacoius. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Municipal

munging
mungo
mungoes
mungoos
mungoose
mungooses
mungos
mungous
mungouses
mungrel
mungrels
mungs
muni
municide
municides
municipal (current term)
municipal bond
municipal borough
municipal center
municipal corporation
municipal corporations
municipal engineering
municipal government
municipal hospital
municipal incorporation
municipal incorporations
municipal note
municipal solid waste
municipalism
municipalisms

Literary usage of Municipal

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1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"R de Paris 24,ptl:524-65 F 1 '17 municipal accounting Recent progress in municipal ... See municipal government municipal advertising Community publicity. ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1917)
"municipal laboratories. See Testing plants. municipal municipal law Items of municipal law. ALH Street. Am City 16:595-6 Je '17 municipal markets. ..."

3. Bulletin by Public Ownership League of America (1922)
"The first municipal plants were installed the next year, in 1881. From that time on the development has been rapid both in private and municipal plants. ..."

4. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1909)
"G: F: and JCJ Law and practice of the municipal court of the city of NY 6th ed. $6. ... municipal ownership and control. Am. acad. of political nnd social ..."

5. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association, Richard Rogers Bowker, Charles Ammi Cutter (1907)
"THE PUBLIC LIBRARY AS A PART OF THE municipal GOVERNMENT* BY SAMUEL H. RANCK, Librarian AT a library meeting held in connection with an organization such as ..."

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