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district British & World English

An area of a country or city, especially one characterized by a particular feature or activity

district English Thesaurus

the business district of Manila

Lake District British & World English

A region of lakes and mountains in Cumbria

Peak District British & World English

A hilly area in Derbyshire, at the southern end of the Pennines, rising to 636 m (2,088 ft) at Kinder Scout

district court British & World English

(In most US jurisdictions) the federal or state trial court

district nurse British & World English

(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

rural district British & World English

A group of country parishes governed by an elected council

school district British & World English

A unit for the local administration of schools

urban district British & World English

A group of urban communities governed by an elected council

district attorney British & World English

(In the US) a public official who acts as prosecutor for the state in a particular district

district auditor British & World English

(In the UK) a civil servant responsible for auditing the accounts of local authorities

district heating British & World English

The supply of heat or hot water from one source to a district or a group of buildings

district surgeon British & World English

(In South Africa) a doctor appointed to serve a particular district

pastoral district British & World English

An area in which the main industry is the breeding of livestock

red-light district British & World English

An area of a town or city containing many brothels, strip clubs, and other sex businesses

metropolitan district British & World English

(In England) an administrative unit consisting of a town or city and a borough

senatorial district British & World English

An electoral division of a state that is represented by a senator in the state’s senate

District of Columbia British & World English

A federal district of the US, coextensive with the city of Washington, situated on the Potomac River with boundaries on the states of Virginia and Maryland