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Definition: The term e-Government refers to any kind of government function placed on the Web for public consumption. For example, there are many federal Web sites that offer free information, downloads, and contact information for public representatives. Many state, county, and city government organizations have Web sites that offer a wide variety of information to the citizen, anything from city planning documents to meeting minutes.

Related: The Top Twenty Essential US Government Web Sites: Here are the top twenty essential U.S. government Web sites that will help searchers find nearly anything they are looking for, from veterans' information to social security to the Library of Congress.

Also Known As: egov

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