What does district mean?

Definitions for districtˈdɪs trɪkt

Here are all the 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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. District

    dis′trikt, n. a portion of territory defined for political, judicial, educational, or other purposes (as a registration district, a militia district, the District of Columbia): a region.—v.t. to divide into districts. [Fr.,—L. districtusdistringĕre, to draw tight.]

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of district in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of district in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tom Carter:

    Pink light district

  2. Carl Tobias:

    The Alabama Supreme Court ruling directly conflicts with the federal district court opinion in ways that have not happened in other states where district judges have struck down bans.

  3. Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser:

    In November, residents of the District of Columbia voted to legalize small amounts of marijuana by adults for personal, in-home use in the District, we will uphold the letter and the spirit of the initiative that was passed last year.

  4. Tom Carter:

    Hair salon doorways in the capital city's pink light district. Working as a xiaojie is an alternative, albeit illicit, means of income for these underprivileged girls, who are known in Jiangxi as "porcelain with cracks" and in Ningxia as "wilted flowers".

  5. Marilyn Mosby:

    There is no conflict of interest. I'm going to prosecute. I'm the Baltimore state's attorney. My district includes every city in Baltimore city. A number of crimes that take place in Baltimore city and unfortunately in the district we live. Where is the conflict?

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