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District meaning

district - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. Rigorous; stringent; harsh.
  2. 2. The territory within which the lord has the power of coercing and punishing.
  3. 3. 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.
  4. 4. Any portion of territory of undefined extent; a region; a country; a tract.
  5. 5. To divide into districts or limited portions of territory; as, legislatures district States for the choice of representatives.
  6. 6. A portion of territory; region.
  7. 7. To divide into districts.

district - examples of usage

  1. Coming to the same district in summer time, the meadows have a beauty all their own. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  2. For how many years, how many centuries, has this little town and this district around it been distinct and separate? - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  3. So they might have continued till this day had not old Harry Hodson arose to be the genius- the very Napoleon- of farming in that district. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
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