Definition of District. Meaning of District. Synonyms of District

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word District. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word District and, of course, District synonyms and on the right images related to the word District.

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.
District
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

- muni****lities, subdivisions of muni****lities, school district, or political district. In Afghanistan, a district (Persian / Pashto: ولسوالۍ‎ Wuleswali) is a subdivision...
- District is the area in the southwest corner of the city, having the Central District to the north and the Asokoro District to the east. The district...
- In the United States, a district attorney (DA), state's attorney or state attorney is the chief prosecutor for a local government area, typically a county...
- The districts of England (also known as local authority districts or local government districts to distinguish from unofficial city districts) are a level...
- disasters and a devastating war that led to the creation of thirteen districts all under the power of the capitol. The country of Panem itself is smaller...
- States district court. Each federal judicial district has at least one courthouse, and many districts have more than one. Most decisions of district courts...
- administration of a district in India. Since district magistrates are responsible for the collection of land revenue in the district, the post is also referred...
- The federal districts (Russian: федера́льные округа́, federalnyye okruga) are groupings of the federal subjects of Russia. Federal districts are not provisioned...
- New York's 14th congressional district is a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives located in New York City, represented...
- Congressional districts in the United States are electoral divisions for the purpose of electing members of the United States House of Representatives...
Loading...