Munimenthouse or room, that room in a cathedral, castle, or other public building, which is used for keeping the records, charters, seals, deeds, and the like. Gwilt.

(Mu*nite") v. t. [L. munitus, p. p. of munire to wall, fortify.] To fortify; to strengthen. [Obs.]

(Mu*ni"tion) n. [F., munition of war, L. munitio a fortifying, fortification, fr. munire to fortify, defend with a wall; cf. moenia walls, murus (for moirus) a wall, and Skr. mi to fix, make firm. Cf. Ammunition.]

1. Fortification; stronghold. [Obs.]

His place of defense shall be the munitions of rocks.
Is. xxxiii. 16.

2. Of or pertaining to a state, kingdom, or nation.

Municipal law is properly defined to be a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state.

(Mu*nic"i*pal*ism) n. Municipal condition.

(Mu*nic`i*pal"i*ty) n.; pl. Municipalities [Cf. F. municipalité.] A municipal district; a borough, city, or incorporated town or village.

(Mu*nic"i*pal*ly) adv. In a municipal relation or condition.

(Mu*nif"ic) a. [See Munificent.] Munificent; liberal. [Obs. or R.]

(Mu*nif"i*cate) v. t. [L. munificatus, p. p. of munificare to present with a thing, fr. munificus. See Munificent.] To enrich. [Obs.]

(Mu*nif"i*cence) n. [Cf. L. munire to fortify.] Means of defense; fortification. [Obs.] Spenser.

(Mu*nif"i*cence), n. [L. munificentia: cf. F. munificence.] The quality or state of being munificent; a giving or bestowing with extraordinary liberality; generous bounty; lavish generosity.

The virtues of liberality and munificence.

Syn. — Benevolence; beneficence; liberality; generosity; bounty; bounteousness. See Benevolence.

(Mu*nif"i*cent) a. [L. munificus; munus service, gift + -ficare (in comp.) to make. Cf. Immunity, - fy.] Very liberal in giving or bestowing; lavish; as, a munificent benefactor.Mu*nif"i*cent*ly, adv.

Syn. — Bounteous; bountiful; liberal; generous.

(Mu"ni*fy) v. t. & i. [See Munificate.] To prepare for defense; to fortify. [Obs.]

(Mu"ni*ment) n. [L. munimentum, fr. munire to fortify. See Munition.]

1. The act of supporting or defending. [Obs.]

2. That which supports or defends; stronghold; place or means of defense; munition; assistance. "Other muniments and petty helps." Shak.

3. (Law) A record; the evidences or writings whereby a man is enabled to defend the title to his estate; title deeds and papers. Blount.

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