An area of a country or city, especially one regarded as a distinct unit because of a particular characteristic
the most respected contractor in our district
A region of lakes and mountains in northwestern England, long associated with English poets, such as Wordsworth, Southey, and Coleridge
A hilly area in Derbyshire, at the southern end of the Pennines, rising to 636 m (2,088 ft) at Kinder Scout
A designated area within which a particular administrative body is responsible for building and maintaining roads.
A division or subdivision of a district.
A state of federal trial court
(In the UK) a nurse who visits and treats patients in their homes, operating in a specific area or in association with a particular general practice surgery or health centre
A district distinguished from others in the region, typically by a set of initials or numbers, in order to make the sorting and delivery of post more efficient.
A group of country parishes governed by an elected council
A geographical unit for the local administration of schools
A group of urban communities governed by an elected council
An area of a city or town containing a significant number of business premises.
A public official who acts as prosecutor for the state or the federal government in court in a particular district
(In the UK) a civil servant responsible for auditing the accounts of local authorities
The supply of heat or hot water from one source to a district or a group of buildings
(In South Africa) a doctor appointed to serve a particular district
(A name for) the restored historic quarter of a town, city, etc.; specifically one characteristic or reminiscent of the (late) 19th cent.; (also occasionally) an area of a town or city built to resemble such a district.
An area in which the main industry is farming sheep or cattle
An area in which the main industry is the breeding of livestock
An area of a town or city containing many brothels, strip clubs, and other sex businesses
(In England) an administrative unit consisting of a town or city and a borough
An electoral division of a state that is represented by a senator in the state’s senate
See District of Columbia.
A federal district of the US, coextensive with the city of Washington, on the Potomac River with boundaries on the states of Virginia and Maryland
The local council of a rural district; abbreviated R.D.C.
The local council of an Urban District; abbreviated U.D.C.
The District of Columbia; Washington, DC
A system of feudal land tenure whereby a farmer paid a proportion (originally half) of the farm's produce as rent. Also (occasionally) attributive, in mezzadria district, mezzadria system, etc.