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Definition of District

  • The territory within which the lord has the power of coercing and punishing.
  • 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.
  • Any portion of territory of undefined extent; a region; a country; a tract.
  • To divide into districts or limited portions of territory; as, legislatures district States for the choice of representatives.
  • a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
  • regulate housing in; of certain areas of towns

How to use district in a sentence. District pronunciation.

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He alights before his adobe dwelling, hastily exchanges courtesies with his townsmen, hurries to an assay office and from thence to the District Recorder's.
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It is possible that the man from the smaller district may be more subtle, or he may have had better educational advantages; but he is likely to be more narrow.
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In the sixth chapter of the latter book, Gogol has himself revealed the sad transformation that had taken place in his own mind, and that made his genius express itself in so different a manner:- "Once, long ago, in the years of my youth, in those beautiful years that rolled so swiftly, I was full of joy, charmed when I arrived for the first time in an unknown place; it might be a farm, a poor little district town, a large village, a small settlement: my eager, childish eyes always found there many interesting objects.
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The names were made over to the new owner, with all legal formalities, so that he apparently possessed a large fortune, measured in slaves; these names the promoter transferred to a remote district, with the intention of obtaining a big cash loan from some bank, giving his fictitious property as security; but he was quickly caught, and his audacious scheme came to nothing.
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In a rural district, in the North of England, lived a shoe-maker who had signed the temperance pledge often, but never had strength to keep it.
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Still unconverted, but, to satisfy his mother, he consented to remain in the room during a visit of the missionary of that district; a man with sufficient tact not to make his efforts obnoxious.
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But this curious sight was not only seen in the Tuileries and neighboring districts, but at half-past nine in streets far removed from the chateau, and in all parts of Paris, people could be seen stopping to count with emotion the discharges of the cannon.
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Then blaze away with circulars, headed "South London Fashion Club;" send them round the whole district, addressed to women.
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By the agency of a friend who belonged to a society of mutual improvement at Pentonville, Samuel had been invited to go over and illumine with his wisdom the seekers after culture in that remote district, a proposal that flattered him immensely, and inspired him with a hope of more than suburban fame.
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Nancy had now walked as far as Newington, a district unfamiliar to her, and repulsive.
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I should esteem it a favour if you would kindly give the Official Handicapper for the District in question instructions to allow my parcel to start forthwith.
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Have you not some property in this district?
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He did not hesitate to use his skill as a gymnast to raise himself to one of the branches of an old oak stretching across the lawn; but during the ascent he could not disguise from himself that his was scarcely a dignified position for the future deputy of the district.
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The cure, the subprefect of the district and his wife, the tax-collector, the family physician, and the tutor completed, as the journals say, the list of the guests.
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If tomorrow, the deputation of this district should become vacant, can you find within its broad limits, or indeed within the district, a man likely to fill all functions, good and bad?
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This district numbers six hundred thousand souls, and yet does not contain within it the material for one deputy.
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At the end of August M. de Camors repaired to the principal town in the district, to perform his duties in the Council-General.
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On July 10th the 1st Illinois and the 1st District of Columbia arrived and were placed on the line to the right of the Cavalry division.
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The terms of surrender finally agreed upon included about 12,000 Spanish troops in the city and as many more in the surrendered district.
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Examples of District

Example #1
We have filed in all 50 states now, but these are the only ones that have responded.
Example #2
We need your donations more than ever!
Example #3
In the morning, having renewed his provisional supplies, he is off again on his wild and unbeaten route.
Example #4
His steed betrays hard usage.
Example #5
A Texan told me once that it was eighteen miles from his front door to his front gate; now I was born in a city block, with no front yard at all.
Example #6
The difference is easy to see, and easier to feel.