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Definition of Districts

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 Districts from wikipedia

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- Districts in Nepal are second level of administrative divisions after provinces. Districts are subdivided in muni****lities and rural muni****lities. There...
- is divided into 30 administrative geographical units called districts. These 30 districts have been placed under three different revenue divisions to...
- the districts are named after a town, the word "district" is appended to distinguish between the town and the district. The names of the 687 districts are...
- congressional districts". The Washington Post. Retrieved 16 July 2015. "Digital Boundary Definitions of United States Congressional Districts, 1789–2012"...
- Delhi. Govt of NCT of Delhi Two new districts added to Delhi in 2012 "districts of delhi". "North West District: Organisation Setup". Government of Delhi...
- effort was done, and districts were configured in such a way that they were dominated by one or the other party, with few districts that could be considered...
- intended to promote fairness in congressional districts and "prohibit lawmakers from intentionally drawing districts that favor in****bents or political parties...
- The Indian state of Tamil Nadu has 38 districts after several splits of the original 13 districts at the formation of the state on 1 November 1956. The...
- Historic districts in the United States are designated historic districts recognizing a group of buildings, properties, or sites by one of several entities...
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