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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CITIZENRY

To and fro the citizenry bustled, aglow with the perfection of the weather.

I am supposed to arouse a citizenry on their behalf that is petrified with indifference.

There was no such thing as a citizenry trained to artillery.

No nation can long persist that does not have this kind of citizenry in the background.

Thousands of soldiers and citizenry, in fighting array, watched the departure of the little group.

Bucket brigades was the only fire protection the prefecture afforded its citizenry.

Rhetta did not give him much time, to be sure, but ran on with her denunciation of the citizenry of the town.

Such systems enfranchise more of a country's citizenry than does the two- party system in the USA.

The attitude of the citizenry appeared to be that of passive acceptance of conditions which must not be interfered with.

To the citizenry with Southern sympathies, war meant bitter severance once again from Virginia.

WORD ORIGIN

"citizens collectively," 1795, from citizen + -ry.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CITIZENRY

commonwealth

nounpolitical or geographic area
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.