What does district mean?

Definitions for district
ˈdɪs trɪktdis·trict

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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

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. Tom Carter:

    Pink light district

  2. Jon Ossoff:

    I grew up in this district.

  3. Ben Ray Lujan:

    No district is off the table.

  4. Senate Republican:

    In my district, it polls very high.

  5. Peter King:

    It’s certainly unpopular in my district.

Images & Illustrations of district

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