Municipality and Town


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

Town is a synonym for municipality in place topic. In some cases you can use "Town" instead a noun "Municipality", when it comes to topics like locale, borough, city, urban. popular alternative
Nearby Words: municipal, municipalized
Synonyms for Municipality


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Town noun – A thickly settled, highly populated area.
Usage example: after driving for miles with nothing but corn and wheat fields to look at, we were relieved to roll into a small town and have a bite to eat at the local diner

Municipality is a synonym for town in place topic. You can use "Municipality" instead a noun "Town", if it concerns topics such as locale, urban area, urban, incorporated community. popular alternative
Nearby Words: township, townsman
Synonyms for Town

How words are described

old old municipality old town
average average municipality average town
single single municipality single town
small small municipality small town
Other adjectives: real, major.

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.
  • Just For Fun / Equestria The Western Oceanic port town Vanhoover is the Governor's residence and its largest municipality.
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