gerrymander: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (jer'i-man"dur, ger'-), [key]
— n.
  1. the dividing of a state, county, etc., into election districts so as to give one political party a majority in many districts while concentrating the voting strength of the other party into as few districts as possible.
  1. to subject (a state, county, etc.) to a gerrymander.
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