What does the word district mean?

Usage examples for district

  1. They followed him, others appeared, and like him they all directed their course towards the Mappalian district. – Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert
  2. It was intended to set this right throughout England, Ireland, and Scotland; and I quickly did the work in the Irish district to which I was attached. – Autobiography of Anthony Trollope by Anthony Trollope
  3. Now, John Jervase for three years had held the Commission of the Peace, and had taken a part in politics which had made him something of a figure in the district. – VC -- A Chronicle of Castle Barfield and of the Crimea by David Christie Murray