Usage examples for civic

  1. The Church was strong enough there to defy the Papacy at one time, and yet religion with the people was perhaps more of a civic function or a duty than a spiritual worship. – A Text-Book of the History of Painting by John C. Van Dyke
  2. Every fresh attempt at an amicable compromise was wrecked upon the obstinate bigotry of the leading civic authorities. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  3. The Civic League was young but already it was laying out an ambitious spring programme. – Green Valley by Katharine Reynolds