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Definition of District

District
District Dis"trict, a. [L. districtus, p. p.] Rigorous; stringent; harsh. [Obs.] Punishing with the rod of district severity. --Foxe.
District
District Dis"trict, n. [LL. districtus district, fr. L. districtus, p. p. of distringere: cf. F. district. See Distrain.] 1. (Feudal Law) The territory within which the lord has the power of coercing and punishing. 2. A division of territory; a defined portion of a state, town, or city, etc., made for administrative, electoral, or other purposes; as, a congressional district, judicial district, land district, school district, etc. To exercise exclusive legislation . . . over such district not exceeding ten miles square. --The Constitution of the United States. 3. Any portion of territory of undefined extent; a region; a country; a tract. These districts which between the tropics lie. --Blackstone. Congressional district. See under Congressional. District attorney, the prosecuting officer of a district or district court. District court, a subordinate municipal, state, or United States tribunal, having jurisdiction in certain cases within a judicial district. District judge, one who presides over a district court. District school, a public school for the children within a school district. [U.S.] Syn: Division; circuit; quarter; province; tract; region; country.
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District Dis"trict, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Districted; p. pr. & vb. n. Districting.] To divide into districts or limited portions of territory; as, legislatures district States for the choice of representatives.

Meaning of District from wikipedia

- political district. In Afghanistan, a district (Persian / Pashto: ولسوالۍ Wuleswali) is a subdivision of a province. There are almost 400 districts in the...
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- D.C., formally the District of Columbia, also known as just Washington or simply D.C., is the capital city and federal district of the United States...
- States congressional districts beginning in 2023, when the 6th district will be created as a result of the 2020 census. The 5th district was added as a result...
- In the United States, a district attorney (DA), county attorney, state's attorney, prosecuting attorney, commonwealth's attorney, or state attorney is...
- Nebraska's 1st congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Nebraska that encomp****es most of its eastern quarter, except for...
- Lisbon District (Portuguese: Distrito de Lisboa, pronounced [diʃˈtɾitu ðɨ liʒˈβo.ɐ] (listen)) is a district located in the South Central Portugal, the...
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- in El Matn), is a district (qadaa) in the Mount Lebanon Governorate of Lebanon, east of the Lebanon's capital Beirut. The district capital is Jdeideh...
- Maryland's 1st congressional district encomp****es the entire Eastern S**** of Maryland, including Salisbury, as well as parts of Baltimore, Harford, and...