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mūnĭcĭpĭum , ii, n. municeps,
I.a town, particularly in Italy, which possessed the right of Roman citizenship (together with, in most cases, the right of voting), but was governed by its own laws; a free town (cf. municeps; “syn.: civitas, oppidum): Sex. Roscius, pecuniā sui municipii facile primus,Cic. Rosc. Am. 6, 15: “nullum erat Italiae municipium,id. Sest. 14, 32: “e municipio antiquissimo Tusculano,id. Planc. 8, 19.—Sometimes for colonia: “L. Castronius longe princeps municipii Lucensis,Cic. Fam. 13, 13 init.
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    • Cicero, Letters to his Friends, 13.13
    • Cicero, For Plancius, 8.19
    • Cicero, For Sextus Roscius of Ameria, 6.15
    • Cicero, For Sestius, 14.32
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