district


district
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: French, from Medieval Latin districtus jurisdiction, district, from distringere to distrain — more at distrain Date: 1611 1. a. a territorial division (as for administrative or electoral purposes) b. the basic administrative unit for local government in Northern Ireland 2. an area, region, or section with a distinguishing character <
a shopping district
>
II. transitive verb Date: 1792 to divide or organize into districts

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