Definition of municipality:
bureau, county town, megacity, council, corporation, conurbation, branch, megalopolis, city-state, asphalt jungle, boom town, customs, the civil service, cosmopolis, urban, dormitory town, capital, the big smoke, directorate, agency, administration, county seat, Corp..
region (part of speech: noun)
- town (part of speech: noun)
This immense playground of the municipality was converted into a vast mushroom city that bore striking resemblance to the fleeting towns located on the border of a government reservation about to be opened to public settlement.- "Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror", Richard Linthicum Trumbull White Samuel Fallows.
While it is in the highest degree desirable that water- works, gas, and electric- lighting plants, street railways, and the other municipal enterprises, discussed in Chapter V., should be owned by the municipality, their operation, in cases where the employment of considerable labor and the carrying on of intricate business and mechanical operations is involved, should in general be entrusted to private companies.- "Monopolies and the People", Charles Whiting Baker.
- "Cities of the Dawn", J. Ewing Ritchie.