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1. district

noun. ['ˈdɪstrɪkt'] a region marked off for administrative or other purposes.

Synonyms

  • border district
  • trust territory
  • palatinate
  • city district
  • mandatory
  • community
  • development
  • borderland
  • region
  • administrative division
  • protectorate
  • British West Africa
  • congressional district
  • residential area
  • jurisdiction
  • march
  • dominion
  • possession
  • territorial dominion
  • administrative district
  • mandate
  • enclave
  • residential district
  • territorial division
  • goldfield
  • British East Africa
  • associated state
  • trusteeship
  • marchland

Antonyms

  • disagreement
  • cenogenesis
  • nondevelopment
  • palingenesis

Etymology

  • district (French)
  • districtus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with District

  • bauknecht
  • benedikt
  • conflict
  • convict
  • edict
  • eggebrecht
  • engelbrecht
  • giesbrecht
  • habenicht
  • habicht
  • helmbrecht
  • houseknecht
  • imperfect
  • kleinknecht
  • lambrecht
  • lebrecht
  • obrecht
  • rinderknecht
  • ruprecht
  • schuknecht

Example sentences of the word district


1. Noun, singular or mass
Stay in the heart of the nightlife district at the Adelaide Paringa Motel (adelaideparinga.com.au).

Quotes containing the word district


1. District 12: Where you can starve to death in safety.
- Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

2. We could do it, you know.""What?""Leave the district. Run off. Live in the woods. You and I, we could make it.
- Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

3. You can swim, too."he says. "Where did you learn that in District Twelve?""We have a very big bathtub.
- Suzanne Collins

2. district

verb. ['ˈdɪstrɪkt'] regulate housing in; of certain areas of towns.

Synonyms

  • regularize
  • zone
  • order
  • govern
  • regulate

Antonyms

  • devolution
  • decline
  • outside
  • inside

Etymology

  • district (French)
  • districtus (Latin)
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