City and Municipality


City noun - A thickly settled, highly populated area.
Usage example: commuters who drive every day between their homes in the suburbs and their jobs in the city

Municipality is a synonym for city in town topic. In some cases you can use "Municipality" instead a noun "City", when it comes to topics like place, urban, large town. popular alternative


Municipality noun - A thickly settled, highly populated area.
Usage example: a municipality with an excellent police department
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Synonyms for Municipality

City is a synonym for municipality in borough topic. You can use "City" instead a noun "Municipality", if it concerns topics such as town, urban. popular alternative

Nearby Words: municipal, municipalized

How words are described

old old city old municipality
single single city single municipality
small small city small municipality
real real city real municipality
Other adjectives: major, largest.

Both words in one sentence

  • Municipal politics are pretty much the same all over: the people of each town, city or regional municipality elect a mayor and around some number of councillors, ranging from a handful in small towns to 44 in Toronto depending on population.
  • Pretoria is presently the name of the primary city of the municipality of Tshwane.
  • The city grew with the power of the central government, and more land was added to the municipality after 1947.
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