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Definition of District
District Dis"trict, a. [L. districtus, p. p.]
Rigorous; stringent; harsh. [Obs.]
Punishing with the rod of district severity. --Foxe.
DistrictDistrict Dis"trict, n. [LL. districtus district, fr. L.
districtus, p. p. of distringere: cf. F. district. See
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
of the United
3. Any portion of territory of undefined extent; a region; a
country; a tract.
These districts which between the tropics lie.
Congressional district. See under Congressional.
District attorney, the prosecuting officer of a district or
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. DistrictDistrict 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
Meaning of District from wikipedia
of muni****lities, school district
, or political district
. A muni****l utility district
is a special-purpose district
or other jurisdiction
- The districts
as local authority districts
or local government districts
) are a level...
- States district
court. Each federal judicial district
has at least
one courthouse, and many districts
have more than one. The formal
name of a district
- In the United
States, a district attorney
(DA) is the chief prosecutor
for a local government
a county. The exact
name of the office
- A school district
is a special-purpose district
that operates local public primary
and secondary schools
nations. In the U.S, public
- Kanyakumari district
is the southernmost district
India. It stands second
of po****tion density among
- An electoral district
, (election) precinct, election district
, or legislative district
a voting district
by the US Census
as a constituency...
- business district
(CBD) is the commercial
and business center
of a city. In larger
cities, it is often synonymous
with the city's "financial district
into 64 districts
, or zila (Bengali জিলা/জেলা=Zela/zila). The capital
of a district
seat (zila sadar). The districts
- Texas District
16 of the United States House
is a Congressional district
El Paso and the surrounding
area in the state...
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