The late 1960s proved to be the most civically unstable since the 1860s.
They have contributed a unique brand of civically minded, decent social democracy that added much to the national debate.
The music is thus "civically responsible," as is the music of Bach or Mozart.
1540s, originally mostly in civic crown (Latin corona civica), a chaplet of oak leaves awarded to one who saved the life of a fellow citizen in battle, from Latin civicus "of a citizen," adjectival derivation of civis "townsman" (see city). Sense of "having to do with citizens" is from 1790.