municipal corporation


municipal corporation
municipal corporation see corporation

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

municipal corporation
An incorporated political subdivision of a state that is composed of the citizens of a designated geographic area and which performs certain state functions on a local level and possesses such powers as are conferred upon it by the state.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


municipal corporation
An incorporated political subdivision of a state that is composed of the citizens of a designated geographic area and which performs certain state functions on a local level and possesses such powers as are conferred upon it by the state.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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