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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

- muni****lities, subdivisions of muni****lities, school district, or political district. In Afghanistan, a district (Persian / Pashto: ولسوالۍ Wuleswali) is a subdivision...
- A district (zila) is an administrative division of an Indian state or territory. In some cases, districts are further subdivided into sub-divisions, and...
- Senatorial district is one of 40 California State Senate districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Dave Min of Irvine. The district encomp****es...
- In the United States, a district attorney (DA), county attorney, county prosecutor, state's attorney, prosecuting attorney, commonwealth's attorney, state...
- Uttar Pradesh, the most populous state in India, has 75 districts. These districts, most of which have po****tions above 12 lakhs, are grouped into 18...
- districts, 101 subdivisions (अनुमंडल) and 534 CD blocks. A district of an Indian state is an administrative geographical unit, headed by a district magistrate...
- A red-light district or pleasure district is a part of an urban area where a concentration of prostitution and ****-oriented businesses, such as **** shops...
- the Downtown Houston district since 1972. The current Representative from the 18th district is Sheila Jackson Lee. The district was first represented...
- The District Attorney of Los Angeles County is in charge of the office that prosecutes felony and misdemeanor crimes that occur within Los Angeles County...
- Alabama's 4th congressional district is a U.S. congressional district in Alabama, which elects a representative to the United States House of Representatives...