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civitas

[siv-i-tas; Latin kee-wi-tahs] /ˈsɪv ɪˌtæs; Latin ˈki wɪˌtɑs/
noun, plural civitates
[siv-i-tey-teez; Latin kee-wi-tah-teys] /ˌsɪv ɪˈteɪ tiz; Latin ˌki wɪˈtɑ teɪs/ (Show IPA)
1.
the body of citizens who constitute a state, especially a city-state, commonwealth, or the like.
2.
citizenship, especially as imparting shared responsibility, a common purpose, and sense of community.
Origin of civitas
< Latin cīvitās. See city
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