district


district
dis·trict n: a territorial division (as of a nation, state, county, or city) for administrative, judicial, electoral, or other purposes: as
a: an administrative unit esp. of a town or city established for the performance of a special governmental function
the water district
park district
c: one of the divisions of the United States or of the individual states served by a particular federal or state court see also the judicial system in the back matter

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

district
I noun ager, area, circuit, constituency, department, domain, locale, locality, neighborhood, pale, precinct, province, quarter, realm, regio, region, section, sphere, terra, territorial division, territory, tract, ward, zone associated concepts: business district, collection district, election district, federal district, improvement district, judicial district, school district, tax district II index bailiwick, circuit, constituency, department, division (administrative unit), local, locality, location, parcel, province, region, regional, territory

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


district
n.
A territory or region of a state or country, defined for administrative, political, or judicial purposes; a division of a state under the jurisdiction of a particular federal district court.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


district
n. A geographical subdivision of a county, municipality, or similar entity, for political, judicial, or administrative ends; for example, a court district (in which a particular court has jurisdiction over certain matters arising within the borders or pertaining to people who live there) or a voting district (where all the franchised inhabitants are required to vote at a particular polling station).

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


district
One of the territorial areas into which an entire state or country, county, municipality, or other political subdivision is divided, for judicial, political, electoral, or administrative purposes.
The circuit or territory within which a person may be compelled to appear. Circuit of authority; province.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


district
One of the territorial areas into which an entire state or country, county, municipality, or other political subdivision is divided, for judicial, political, electoral, or administrative purposes.
 
The circuit or territory within which a person may be compelled to appear. Circuit of authority; province.

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