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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: municipalis, from municeps 'someone who lives in a municipality', from munus 'duty, service, gift' + capere 'to take'

municipal

adjective
     
Related topics: Government
mu‧ni‧ci‧pal
PG relating to or belonging to the government of a town or city:
the municipal waste dump
municipal elections
municipally adverb

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