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district

dis·trict

district

 
 
pronunciation:
dI strihkt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an area of a country, city, or other place used for a particular purpose.
We went shopping in the business district of the city.
synonyms:
quarter, section
similar words:
area, neighborhood, territory, zone
definition 2: an area that is divided so as to be controlled or managed.
We moved so that we could be in the same school district as our cousins.
synonyms:
precinct, ward
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