municipal corporation

Definition of "municipal corporation"
  1. A body representing a local political unit, like a city or town, that has been granted certain self-governing powers, such as the authority to exercise eminent domain, by a higher government authority like a state
How to use "municipal corporation" in a sentence
  1. The municipal corporation decided to use its power of eminent domain to acquire land for a new park.
  2. The state government recently formed a municipal corporation to handle the governance of the rapidly growing town.
  3. The powers and duties of a municipal corporation are defined by the charter granted to it by the state.

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