CIVIC

civil, civic

(adjective) of or relating to or befitting citizens as individuals; “civil rights”; “civil liberty”; “civic duties”; “civic pride”

civic

(adjective) of or relating or belonging to a city; “civic center”; “civic problems”

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Adjective

civic (comparative more civic, superlative most civic)

Of, relating to, or belonging to a city, a citizen, or citizenship; municipal or civil.

Of or relating to the citizen, or of good citizenship and its rights and duties.

Source: Wiktionary


Civ"ic, a. Etym: [L.civicus, fr. civis citizen. See City.]

Definition: Relating to, or derived from, a city or citizen; relating to man as a member of society, or to civil affairs. Civic crown (Rom. Antiq.), a crown or garland of oak leaves and acorns, bestowed on a soldier who had saved the life of a citizen in battle.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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