municipium

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin municipium.

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Noun[edit]

municipium (plural municipia)

  1. (historical) An Ancient Roman town or city.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mūniceps (citizen (of a municipality)) +‎ -ium.

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Noun[edit]

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mūnicipium n (genitive mūnicipiī or mūnicipī); second declension

  1. township
  2. municipality, town

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative mūnicipium mūnicipia
genitive mūnicipiī
mūnicipī1
mūnicipiōrum
dative mūnicipiō mūnicipiīs
accusative mūnicipium mūnicipia
ablative mūnicipiō mūnicipiīs
vocative mūnicipium mūnicipia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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References[edit]

  • municipium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • municipium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • municipium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • municipium in Richard Stillwell et al., editor (1976) The Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites, Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin mūnicipium, used in Swedish since 1832.

Noun[edit]

municipium n

  1. a municipality, a small, incorporated town (in ancient Rome or in Sweden c. 1862-1971)

Declension[edit]

Declension of municipium 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative municipium municipiet municipier municipierna
Genitive municipiums municipiets municipiers municipiernas

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