municipal municipal  /mju ˈnɪ sə pəl/


  1. (adj) relating or belonging to or characteristic of a municipality
  2. (adj) of or relating to the government of a municipality


  1. Long-term population loss has ravaged municipal finances since reunification in 1990.
  2. They typically apply to municipal bonds, corporate debt and mortgage securities and are sold by banks, hedge funds and others.
  3. An investor in municipal bonds, it was long thought, also had to own a winter home in Palm Beach and play polo in his spare time.


  1. Municipal band continues under Sodomka's direction

    The Grand Island Municipal Band had a unique problem during their first of four concerts of the summer on Thursday at Grace Abbott Park.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Grand Island Independent

  2. West Municipal News

    Municipal news briefs from the West suburban area:
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

  3. Municipal League to background-check candidates

    The King County Municipal League, known for its nonpartisan ratings of local candidates, is going to start background checking them, too. The nonprofit group is teaming with a new nonprofit called CandidateVerification. CandidateVerification will use the same technology used by corporations hiring n
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Seattle Times


  1. "We didn't reach this decision lightly; after all, we had a fair amount of brand equity tied up in our old name," Schmidt added. "But the more we surfed around (the former) Topeka's municipal Web site, the more kinship we felt with this fine...
    on Apr 1, 2010 By: Eric Schmidt Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "Har Homa is an integral, organic part of Jerusalem," Eitan said. "No promise was ever given to anyone that we wouldn't continue to build in Har Homa, because it's within the municipal borders of Jerusalem."
    on Dec 23, 2007 By: Rafi Eitan Source: MSNBC

  3. "We repeat those assurances here," Alito wrote. "Despite municipal respondents' doomsday proclamations, (the decision) does not imperil every law regulating firearms."
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Antonin Scalia Source:

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