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  1. dis·trict
    IPA[ˈdistrikt]
  2. noun

    • 1. an area of a country or city, especially one regarded as a distinct unit because of a particular characteristic:

      an elegant shopping district
    • 2. a region defined for an administrative purpose:

      the city school district
    • 3. the District of Columbia; Washington, DC.

    verb

    • 1. divide into districts:

      the committee districted the city into blocks
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: district, plural noun: districts

    • v.: verb: district, 3rd person present: districts, gerund or present participle: districting, past tense: districted, past participle: districted

    • noun

      an area of a country or city, especially one characterized by a particular feature or activity:

      a region defined for an administrative purpose:

    • verb

      divide into areas:
    • noun

      a geographical unit for the local administration of schools.
    • noun

      a state of federal trial court.
    • a region of lakes and mountains in northwestern England, long associated with English poets, such as Wordsworth, Southey, and Coleridge.
    • noun

      a public official who acts as prosecutor for the state or the federal government in court in a particular district.
    • noun

      an electoral division of a state that is represented by a senator in the state's senate.
    • noun

      (in South Africa) a doctor appointed to serve a particular district.
    • noun

      an area in which the main industry is the breeding of livestock:
    • noun

      (in England) an administrative unit consisting of a town or city and a borough.
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