One answer resides in the belief, still ingrained in our civitas, that Americans have a shared sense of purpose and destiny.
This brought an outcry against the admission of any professional working woman into the exclusive civitas.
Presently, indeed, we find her rejoicing in the title of civitas.
Their ancestors had founded the Roman state, or as they called it, the Roman city (civitas), and these had bequeathed it to them.
Only with agriculture begins the "civitas," as distinct from the horde or tribe.
Yes, ladies of the civitas Club, Mrs. Flynn is perfectly right.
The civitas Beneharnensium was included in the Novempopulania.
It was in this battle that Worcester earned the motto it still bears of "civitas fidelis."
Berry is the civitas or pagus Bituricensis of Gregory of Tours.
Pliny (92 or 93) says, Amisenorum civitas libera et fderata beneficio indulgenti tu legibus suis utitur.