district

[dis┬Ětrict]

Use the word district to talk about a specific part of your city or town. Your school district, for example, is an officially marked area that designates which school students can attend.

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Rigorous; stringent; harsh.

Noun
a region marked off for administrative or other purposes

Verb
regulate housing in; of certain areas of towns


a.
Rigorous; stringent; harsh.

n.
The territory within which the lord has the power of coercing and punishing.

n.
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.

n.
Any portion of territory of undefined extent; a region; a country; a tract.

v. t.
To divide into districts or limited portions of territory; as, legislatures district States for the choice of representatives.


District

Dis"trict , a. [L. districtus, p. p.] Rigorous; stringent; harsh. [Obs.]
Punishing with the rod of district severity.

District

Dis"trict, n. [LL. districtus district, fr. L. districtus, p. p. of distringere: cf. F. district. See Distrain.] 1. (Feudal Law) The territory within which the lord has the power of coercing and punishing. 2. 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.
To exercise exclusive legislation . . . over such district not exceeding ten miles square.
3. Any portion of territory of undefined extent; a region; a country; a tract.
These districts which between the tropics lie.
Congressional district. See under Congressional. -- District attorney, the prosecuting officer of a district or district court. -- District court, a subordinate municipal, state, or United States tribunal, having jurisdiction in certain cases within a judicial district. -- District judge, one who presides over a district court. -- District school, a public school for the children within a school district. [U.S.] Syn. -- Division; circuit; quarter; province; tract; region; country.

District

Dis"trict, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Districted; p. pr. & vb. n. Districting.] To divide into districts or limited portions of territory; as, legislatures district States for the choice of representatives.

Rigorous; stringent; harsh.

The territory within which the lord has the power of coercing and punishing.

To divide into districts or limited portions of territory; as, legislatures district States for the choice of representatives.

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Usage Examples

Most works of art, like most wines, ought to be consumed in the district of their fabrication.

Every night, half an hour before curtain up, the bells of St. Malachy's, the Actors' Chapel on New York's 49th Street, peal the tune of 'There's No Business Like Show Business.' If you walk the streets of the theatre district before a show and see the vast, enthusiastic lines it sounds like a calling: there is certainly no place like Broadway.

Anybody who thinks that getting a communication from a voter in your district is spam - that guy is pork. Roast pork unless he changes his point of view.

My dad was the district attorney of New Orleans for about 30 years. And when he opened his campaign headquarters back in the early '70s, when I was 5 years old, my mother wanted me to play the national anthem. And they got an upright piano on the back of a flatbed truck and I played it.

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Other Usage Examples

Well, my dad was the district attorney of New Orleans for about 30 years.

As a proud Catholic, I know the impact that faith-based education can have in our society and have witnessed it first hand in my district.

I have long been a supporter of the Head Start program because each and every year I witness the dramatic positive impact that early intervention services have on children's lives in my congressional district.

You see, my mother was a district nurse until she died when I was 14, and we used to move from time to time because of her work.

Our children await Christmas presents like politicians getting in election returns: there's the Uncle Fred precinct and the Aunt Ruth district still to come in.

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