Definitions for precinct
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word precinct.
a district of a city or town marked out for administrative purposes
An enclosed space having defined limits, normally marked by walls.
A pedestrianized and uncovered shopping area.
A subdivision of a city under the jurisdiction of a specific group of police; the police station situated in that district.
A subdivision of a city or town for the purposes of voting and representation in city or town government. In cities, precincts may be grouped into wards.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Outward limit; boundary.
Etymology: præcinctus, Latin.
The main body of the sea being one, yet within divers precincts, hath divers names; so the catholick church is in like sort divided into a number of distinct societies. Richard Hooker.
Through all restraint broke loose, he wings his way
Not far off heav’n, in the precincts of light,
Directly towards the new-created world. John Milton.
the limit or exterior line encompassing a place; a boundary; a confine; limit of jurisdiction or authority; -- often in the plural; as, the precincts of a state
a district within certain boundaries; a minor territorial or jurisdictional division; as, an election precinct; a school precinct
a parish or prescribed territory attached to a church, and taxed for its support
Etymology: [LL. praecinctum, fr. L. praecingere, praecinctum, to gird about, to encompass; prae before + cingere to gird, surround. See Pre-, and Cincture.]
A precinct is a space enclosed by the walls or other boundaries of a particular place or building, or by an arbitrary and imaginary line drawn around it. The term has several different uses. It can, for example, refer to a division of a police department in a large city.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
prē′singkt, n. limit or boundary of a place: a district or division within certain boundaries: limit of jurisdiction or authority. [L. præcinctus, pa.p. of præcingĕre—præ, before, cingĕre, to gird.]
The numerical value of precinct in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of precinct in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
As with the out-of-precinct policy, the modest evidence of racially disparate burdens caused by HB 2023, in light of the State’s justifications, leads us to the conclusion that the law does not violate §2 of the VRA.
The investigation is still preliminary, a lot of work still needs to be done, the complainants are cooperating and I'm confident that the investigators from the first precinct will make an arrest on this case sooner than later.
The meeting ended when I was handcuffed by a detective and locked in a small room adjacent to the interview room, approximately 20 minutes later, I was removed .?.?. still handcuffed and marched through the precinct. I was processed and ultimately placed in a holding cell.
The New York City Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts and identity of three individuals depicted in the attached photo and video in connection to an assault that occurred within the confines of the 102nd Precinct.
We are not anonymous people in our precinct, so we're going to have to stand in some corner on Monday night, and it's going to be Bob Dvorsky corner.
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- poliisipiiri, piiri, vaalipiiri, jalankulkualue, vaalialueFinnish
- arrondissement de commune, canton, district, bureau, enceinteFrench
- территория, округ, избирательный участок, район, избирательный округRussian
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