district: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (dis'trikt), [key]
— n.
  1. a division of territory, as of a country, state, or county, marked off for administrative, electoral, or other purposes.
  2. a region or locality: the theater district; the Lake District.
  3. a subdivision of a county or a town.
  4. the District of Columbia; Washington, D.C.
  1. to divide into districts.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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