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Civil

Posted: Wed Feb 10, 1999 12:00 am
by Archived Topic
What is the origin of the word "Civil" as in Civil Engineering ? Is it related in any ways to Seville, Spain ?
Submitted by Aladdin Nassar (Mountain View - U.S.A.)

Civil

Posted: Fri Feb 12, 1999 8:00 am
by Jonathon Green
No, no, no. It comes from Latin 'civis', a citizen.