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 Meanings and Examples of MUNICIPAL
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municipal
 a.  metropolitan; civic; having local self-government
Classic Sentence:
1  The matter to which you refer is one connected with the municipal police.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XIII—THE SOLUTION OF SOME QUESTIONS CONNECTED WIT...
2  The gates of the Paris cemeteries closed, at that epoch, at sundown, and this being a municipal regulation, the Vaugirard cemetery was bound by it like the rest.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO BE DRUNK IN ORDER TO BE ...
3  Bahorel dashed upon the first municipal guard who was entering, and killed him on the spot with a blow from his gun; the second killed Bahorel with a blow from his bayonet.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER III—GAVROCHE WOULD HAVE DONE BETTER TO ACCEPT ENJ...
4  The municipal guard burst into a laugh and raised his bayonet at the child.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER III—GAVROCHE WOULD HAVE DONE BETTER TO ACCEPT ENJ...
5  Before the bayonet had touched Gavroche, the gun slipped from the soldier's grasp, a bullet had struck the municipal guardsman in the centre of the forehead, and he fell over on his back.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER III—GAVROCHE WOULD HAVE DONE BETTER TO ACCEPT ENJ...
6  On a litter of mattresses and trusses of straw in the kitchen, which had been converted into an ambulance, there were five men gravely wounded, two of whom were municipal guardsmen.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—WHAT IS TO BE DONE IN THE ABYSS IF ONE DOES NO...
7  The municipal guardsmen were attended to first.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—WHAT IS TO BE DONE IN THE ABYSS IF ONE DOES NO...
8  Mrs. Fisher's latest hobby was municipal reform.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
9  She did not, she said, want charity for them, but a chance of self-help; an employment bureau, direction in washing babies and making pleasing stews, possibly a municipal fund for home-building.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
10  The doctor had answered and then had said something about the irregularities in the municipal council.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 7: Chapter 14
11  state and municipality in which said rejected or condemned.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 9
12  A paternal administration, chosen from among yourselves, will form your municipality or city government.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER IX
13  Come, there goes another peal, that is to order the porter to go and inform the municipality that the dead-doctor is to come here and view a corpse.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—WHICH TREATS OF THE MANNER OF ENTERING A CONVEN...
Example Sentence:
1  The streets of Baghdad are littered with putrefying mounds of rubbish that have been accumulating since the collapse of municipal services in March, with the arrival of coalition forces.
2  The streets of Baghdad are littered with rubbish since the collapse of municipal services in March.
3  In other words, Metro became the wholesaler and Local Governments became the retailers of certain municipal services.
4  The city is planning to build a municipal library.
5  He is in charge of the municipal housing project.
6  A young municipal utility worker has become a viral sensation after an image of him submerged in a puddle from a busted pipeline was shared around the country.