Definition of Districts. Meaning of Districts. Synonyms of Districts

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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

- are almost 400 districts in the country. Electoral districts are used in state elections. Districts were also used in several states as cadastral units...
- the districts are named after a town, the word "district" is appended to distinguish between the town and the district. The names of the districts are...
- Uttar Pradesh, the most populous state in India, has 75 districts. These districts, most of which have po****tions above 10 lakhs, and are grouped into...
- with 22 districts on 1974. 14 new districts have been created since then, and currently the number of districts in the state is 36. These districts are grouped...
- 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...
- congressional districts which were defined based on the 2010 United States census. Each state is responsible for the redistricting of districts within their...
- Gujarat has 33 districts after several splits of the original 17 districts at the formation of the state in 1960. Kutch is the largest district of Gujarat...
- there are 160 districts in ****stan including the Capital Territory and the districts of Azad Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan. These districts are further...
- is divided into 30 administrative geographical units called districts. These 30 districts have been placed under three different revenue divisions to...
- map of Kampala and the 111 districts of Uganda as of 2010. In September 2015, the Parliament of Uganda created 23 new districts, to be phased in over the...