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municipalism

[myoo-nis-uh-puh-liz-uh m] /myuˈnɪs ə pəˌlɪz əm/
noun
1.
the principle or system of home rule by a municipality.
2.
advocacy of such a principle or system.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; municipal + -ism
Related forms
municipalist, noun
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