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urban district Line breaks: urban dis|trict

Definition of urban district in English:


British historical
A group of urban communities governed by an elected council.
Example sentences
  • Witham had its own urban district council until 1974, when it was disbanded and its assets merged with those of the new Braintree District Council.
  • The proposal for public motor ambulance services stretching from Skipton to Guiseley was discussed at a meeting of the urban district council.
  • Councillor Kate Brown said the situation was partly due to neglect on the part of the urban district council.
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