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Definition of district noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    district

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    noun
    NAmE//ˈdɪstrɪkt//
     
     
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  1. 1 an area of a country or city, especially one that has particular features New York's financial district
  2. 2 one of the areas which a country, city, or state is divided into for purposes of organization, with official boundaries (= borders) a school district congressional districts district councils
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: district