Districting
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. [1913 Webster]

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  • districting — Term refers to defining lines of electoral districts. Moolenaar v. Todman, D.C.Virgin Islands, 317 F.Supp. 226, 231. The establishment of the precise geographical boundaries of each such unit or constituency. Seaman v. Fedourich, 16 N.Y.2d 94,… …   Black's law dictionary

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