NounDistrict (plural Districts)
- 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
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outlying; thinly-populated; fashionable simple; rural; residential; industrial swankiest; congested; pastoral; remote congressional; newly-gained; urban; scenic sanitary; fertile; squalid; arid; extensive; coterminous; financial; genial-hearted; native; affected; accessible; dispatching; productive; adjacent; tenement; various (pi); charming; malodorous; populous.
appoint to—; assign to—; comprise—; constitute—; control—; divide into—s; dwell in—; elect to—; hedge in—; inhabit—; manage—; occupy—; separate into—s; supervise—; vest in—; —affords; —embraces; —envelops; —includes; —takes in; —thrives,
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From French district < Medieval Latin districtus (“a district within which the lord may distrain, also jurisdiction”) < Latin districtus, past participle of distringere (“to draw asunder, compel, distrain”) < dis- (“apart”) + stringere (“to draw tight, strain”).
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- District in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- District in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- District at OneLook Dictionary Search
District n. (plural Districten)