What does District mean?

Definitions for District
ˈdɪs trɪktDistrict

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

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

  2. district(Noun)

    An area or region marked by some distinguishing feature.

    the Lake District in Cumbria

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

  3. district(Verb)

    To divide into administrative or other districts.

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

  4. District(ProperNoun)

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

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

  5. District(ProperNoun)

    Any of numerous governmental districts.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. District(adj)

    rigorous; stringent; harsh

    Etymology: [L. districtus, p. p.]

  2. District(noun)

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

    Etymology: [L. districtus, p. p.]

  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

    Etymology: [L. districtus, p. p.]

  4. District(noun)

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

    Etymology: [L. districtus, p. p.]

  5. District(verb)

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

    Etymology: [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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. district

    A type of local unity government area defined in national unity government legislation.

    Some countries have a district which they use for specific allocation of resources purposes.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 6, 2020  

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

How to pronounce District?

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How to say District in sign language?

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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

Examples of District in a Sentence

  1. Ricarda Braatz:

    We have a Washoe County school district which is face-to-face for the elementary students, five days a week and then hybrid, [ with ] an A and B schedule for middle and high school. In Silver State, we have all three models opening up. STUDENTS DEMAND TUITION CUTS AS MORE COLLEGES PIVOT TO VIRTUAL LEARNING Debates over whether to send students back to the classroom or maintain remote learning have been a polarizing and politically charged subject.PresidentTrump has advocated for schools to fully re-open across the board, while Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has pushed for a more cautiousapproach that takes into accountlocalinfection rates. Coronavirus hospitalizations in Nevada have continued to drop and the daily positivity rate has decreased to 9.1 %, according to data from the Southern Nevada Health District released last Friday. For Ricarda Braatz, sending her two kids back to school was a no-brainer. Does the risk of sending them to school outweigh the risk of keeping them at home ? I think very much so, i think that were doing a disservice by not sending them back.

  2. John Curtis:

    Those of you who know me well know that I spent a long time trying to decide if this was the right thing to do, i had to know in my heart that this was the right thing for me, for my family and for the district. I ’m here to tell you that I bring experience, engagement and effectiveness that nobody else can.

  3. Jody Hice:

    She's been elected by the 14th District and she's on her way to Congress, i look forward to working with her as a member of Democratic Party and the delegation.

  4. Doug Collins:

    (Whitaker) had no conversations with the Southern District of New York.

  5. Seaford Superintendent David Perrington:

    In the future, the district will utilize our district-approved version at athletic events.

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