Western Asset Municipal Defined Opportunity Trust Inc. ("MTT") Announces Distributions for the Month

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Western Asset Municipal Defined Opportunity Trust Inc. ("MTT") Announces Distributions for the Months of December 2012, January and February 2013

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Western Asset Municipal Defined Opportunity Trust Inc. (NYS: MTT) announced today monthly distributions of $0.0840per common share for December 2012, January and February 2013.

The distribution schedule appears below:

Month Ex-Date Record Date Payable Date Amount Type
December 12/12/2012 12/14/2012 12/21/2012 $0.0840 Income
January01/16/201301/18/201301/25/2013$0.0840Income
February02/13/201302/15/201302/22/2013$0.0840Income

This press release is not for tax reporting purposes but is being provided to announce the amount of the Fund's distributions that have been declared by the Board of Directors. In early 2013 and early 2014, after definitive information is available, the Fund will send shareholders a Form 1099-DIV, if applicable, specifying how the distributions paid by the Fund during the prior calendar year should be characterized for purposes of reporting the distributions on a shareholder's tax return (e.g., ordinary income, long-term capital gain or return of capital).

Western Asset Municipal Defined Opportunity Trust Inc., a non-diversified, limited-term, closed-end management investment company, is managed by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Legg Mason, Inc., and is sub-advised by Western Asset Management Company, an affiliate of the investment manager.

Contact the Fund at 1-888-777-0102 for additional information, or consult the Fund's web site at www.lmcef.com.

Data and commentary provided in this press release are for informational purposes only. Legg Mason and its affiliates do not engage in selling shares of the Fund.



Western Asset Municipal Defined Opportunity Trust Inc.
Maria Rosati, 212-805-6036
mrosati@leggmason.com

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