district

Part of speech: verb

To divide into districts.

Part of speech: noun

A portion of territory specially set off; a region; tract.

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Usage examples "district":

  1. They followed him, others appeared, and like him they all directed their course towards the Mappalian district. - "Salammbo", 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", 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", David Christie Murray.