el municipio
-the municipality
See the entry for municipio.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (district)
a. municipality
El municipio comprende los tres pueblos de la isla.The municipality encompasses the three towns on the island.
b. town
El municipio tiene aproximadamente 5,000 habitantes.The town has approximately 5,000 inhabitants.
2. (government body)
a. town council
El municipio va a montar conciertos al aire libre.The town council is going to put on open-air concerts.
b. local council
Los diputados del municipio van a votar sobre el futuro de la mansión.The members of the town council are going to vote on the future of the mansion.
c. city council
El municipio financiará la restauración del viejo teatro.The city council will finance the restoration of the old theater.
3. (building)
a. town hall
Fui al municipio para registrar a votar, pero estaba cerrado.I went to the town hall to register to vote, but it was closed.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (corporación)
a. local council
2. (edificio)
a. town hall
b. city hall
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
3. (territorio)
a. town, municipality
4. (habitantes)
asistió todo el municipiothe whole town was there
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1 (distrito) municipality; (población) town
2 (ayuntamiento) town council; local council
3 (edificio) town hall
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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