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English noun: district

1. district (location) a region marked off for administrative or other purposes


Synonymsdominion, territorial dominion, territory


Broader (hypernym)region


Narrower (hyponym)administrative district, administrative division, associated state, border district, borderland, British East Africa, British West Africa, city district, community, congressional district, development, enclave, goldfield, jurisdiction, mandate, mandatory, march, marchland, palatinate, possession, protectorate, residential area, residential district, territorial division, trust territory, trusteeship


Instance hyponymAcadia, Acre, American Samoa, Aragon, AS, Athos, Attica, Boeotia, Castile, Castilla, Catalonia, Darfur, East Malaysia, Eastern Samoa, Galloway, Kordofan, KwaZulu-Natal, Lake District, Lakeland, Lothian Region, Louisiana Purchase, Mount Athos, Natal, North Borneo, Northern Mariana Islands, Northern Marianas, Northern Territory, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Palatinate, Papal States, Pfalz, Sabah, Sarawak, West Malaysia, Yukon, Yukon Territory


English verb: district

1. district (social) regulate housing in; of certain areas of towns


Synonymszone


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)govern, order, regularise, regularize, regulate









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