Definitions for districtˈdɪs trɪkt

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word district

Princeton's WordNet

  1. district, territory, territorial dominion, dominion(verb)

    a region marked off for administrative or other purposes

  2. zone, district(verb)

    regulate housing in; of certain areas of towns

Wiktionary

  1. district(Noun)

    An administrative division of an area.

    the Soho district of London

  2. district(Noun)

    An area or region marked by some distinguishing feature.

    the Lake District in Cumbria

  3. district(Verb)

    To divide into administrative or other districts.

  4. District(ProperNoun)

    The District of Columbia, the federal district of the United States.

  5. District(ProperNoun)

    Any of numerous governmental districts.

  6. Origin: From district, from districtus, from districtus, past participle of distringere, from dis- + stringere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. District(adj)

    rigorous; stringent; harsh

  2. District(noun)

    the territory within which the lord has the power of coercing and punishing

  3. District(noun)

    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. District(noun)

    any portion of territory of undefined extent; a region; a country; a tract

  5. District(verb)

    to divide into districts or limited portions of territory; as, legislatures district States for the choice of representatives

  6. Origin: [L. districtus, p. p.]

Freebase

  1. District

    A district is a type of administrative division, in some countries managed by a local government. Entities known as districts vary greatly in size, spanning entire regions or counties, several municipalities, or subdivisions of municipalities.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'district' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1585

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'district' in Written Corpus Frequency: #701

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'district' in Nouns Frequency: #491


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