Definitions for district
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word district.
district, territory, territorial dominion, dominionverb
a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
regulate housing in; of certain areas of towns
An administrative division of an area.
the Soho district of London
An area or region marked by some distinguishing feature.
the Lake District in Cumbria
To divide into administrative or other districts.
The District of Columbia, the federal district of the United States.
Any of numerous governmental districts.
Etymology: From district, from districtus, from districtus, past participle of distringere, from dis- + stringere.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
1.The circuit or territory within which a man may be thus compelled to appearance. John Cowell
Etymology: districtus, Latin.
His governors of towns and provinces, who formed themselves upon the example of their grand monarque, practised all the arts of despotick government in their respective districts. Addison.
With stern distaste avow’d,
To their own districts drive the suitor crowd. Alexander Pope, Odyss.
Those districts which between the tropicks lie,
The scorching beams, directly darted, fry. Richard Blackmore.
A district is a type of administrative division that, in some countries, is managed by the local government. Across the world, areas known as "districts" vary greatly in size, spanning regions or counties, several municipalities, subdivisions of municipalities, school district, or political district.
rigorous; stringent; harsh
the territory within which the lord has the power of coercing and punishing
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
any portion of territory of undefined extent; a region; a country; a tract
to divide into districts or limited portions of territory; as, legislatures district States for the choice of representatives
Etymology: [L. districtus, p. p.]
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
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. districtus—distringĕre, to draw tight.]
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
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'district' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1585
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'district' in Written Corpus Frequency: #701
Rank popularity for the word 'district' in Nouns Frequency: #491
The numerical value of district in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of district in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
We recognize the challenges we face, and First Student faces, in this current economic climate while trying to serve students and families in 80-plus schools and programs spaced out over 1,000 square miles, however, our district and our main transportation partner remain committed to providing safe, on-time transportation for all students who choose to use this service.
As I fight to clear my name, rest assured, I will continue to work hard for the people and constituents of the 27th Congressional District of New York, and I will remain on the ballot running for re-election this November.
Now that the district court considers the future of the program within the context of the Biden Administration’s DACA rule, President Biden must use President Biden existing authority to protect Dreamers who are ineligible to apply for DACA.
Every district will be required to submit a plan to ensure children of healthcare workers and first responders have access to child care so these closures do not strain our hospitals and that children who depend on school meal programs continue getting the support they need.
Because there are limited healthcare facilities especially in my district, our people need more information that is easy to use without the need to go the hospital.
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- окръг, околия, район, районирам, област, участъкBulgarian
- comarca, districteCatalan, Valencian
- kraj, okres, čtvrť, oblastCzech
- alue, seutu, piiriFinnish
- sgìreScottish Gaelic
- kerület, körzet, környék, vidék, terület, járás, negyedHungarian
- rajons, novadsLatvian
- gebied, district, regio, wijkDutch
- distriktNorwegian Nynorsk
- região, distrito, zonaPortuguese
- regiune, raion, district, județRomanian
- участок, область, район, округRussian
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