Associations to the word «District»


DISTRICT, noun. An administrative division of an area.
DISTRICT, noun. An area or region marked by some distinguishing feature.
DISTRICT, noun. (UK) An administrative division of a county without the status of a borough.
DISTRICT, verb. (transitive) To divide into administrative or other districts.
DISTRICT, adjective. (obsolete) rigorous; stringent; harsh
DISTRICT, proper noun. (with determiner) (informal) The District of Columbia, the federal district of the United States.
DISTRICT, proper noun. (with determiner) (mostly local usage) Any of numerous governmental districts.
DISTRICT ATTORNEY, noun. (American) The title of the local public official who represents the government in the prosecution of alleged criminals.
DISTRICT COOLING, noun. A system for centralized removal of heat for residential and commercial cooling requirements.
DISTRICT HEATING, noun. A system for distributing heat generated in a centralized location for residential and commercial heating requirements.
DISTRICT NURSE, noun. (medicine) a senior nurse leading teams of community nurses which provide health care to patients within their own homes.
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, proper noun. The District of Columbia (U.S. federal district) is the federal capital of the United States of America. The City of Washington used to be a municipality within the District of Columbia until 1871 when two entities were merged. For this reason, the district is also generally known as Washington, D.C.

Dictionary definition

DISTRICT, noun. A region marked off for administrative or other purposes.
DISTRICT, verb. Regulate housing in; of certain areas of towns.

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