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cīvitās ātis (gen plur. -ātium or -ātum), f

civis, the condition of a citizen, citizenship, freedom of the city, membership in the community: populi R.: donare alqm civitate: asciscere in civitatem, L.: recipere in civitatem: relinquere atque deponere: retinere: eripere nobis civitatem, obtain by force: quibus civitas erepta sit, wrested: furari: ius civitatis: communio.—A community of citizens, body-politic, state: auctā civitate magnitudine urbis, L.: civitati persuasit, ut, etc., Cs.: permota, S.: io triumphe dicemus civitas omnis, H.: civitates condere: Helvetia, Cs.: aequissimo iure: administrare civitatem: comitia tot civitatum.—Fig.: ut iam mundus una sit.

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