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Usage statistics for the noun district:

conversational speech6.17%task-oriented speech93.83%

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun district:

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Definition of the noun district

What does district mean as a name of something?

District is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural: districts

  1. a region marked off for administrative or other purposes

Alternative definition of the noun district


  1. An administrative division of an area.
  2. An area or region marked by some distinguishing feature.

Definition of the verb district

What does district mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: districted | districting | districts

  1. regulate housing in; of certain areas of towns


District is a restaurant.

  • also known as District Corporation


District is a musical group.

  • albums: "Don't Mess With the Hard Punx", "My Dad's a Punk", "Bad News! for This District"


  1. "District" is the third EP by the Pinoy rock band Sponge Cola, released under Universal Records last November 9, 2012.
    • also known as District EP
    • released on
  2. "District" is a musical single of Electronic Home Entertainment.
    • released in (18 years ago)
  3. "District" is a composition.


  1. District is a Venue in Washington, D.C..
    • also known as District Adams Morgan
  2. District is a Venue in Boston.
    • also known as District Restaurant & Lounge

There are other places with in their name, like District 1, District 2, district 6, District 7, Bo District, district 10, district 11, La District, Li District, Bak District, Bia District, Boe District, Bor District, District One, District Six, Ewo District, Haa District, Has District, Kep District and Lee District.


  1. District: A district is a type of administrative division that, in some countries, is managed by local government. Across the world, areas known as "districts" vary greatly in size, spanning entire regions or counties, several municipalities, or subdivisions of municipalities.
    • also known as Bezirk
  2. District: The term district, in the context of China, is used to refer to several unrelated political divisions in both ancient and modern China.
    • also known as County-controlled district, Districts of the People's Republic of China
  3. District: A district of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a geographical administrative unit composed of a number of congregations called branches. A district is a subdivision of a mission of the church and in many ways is analogous to a stake of the church. The leader of a district is the mission president, who selects a local district president as his agent. The district president may choose two men to assist him; the three together form the district presidency. The three members of the district presidency are given the honorific title "President".
  4. District: Describes a grouping of human shelters and associated commercial and non-commercial places.

Phrases with District

Phrases starting with the word District:

  1. district line
  2. District nurse
  3. District heating
  4. district manager
  5. district attorney

Phrases ending with the word District:

  1. city district
  2. Bogra District
  3. Pabna District
  4. Udupi District
  5. border district
  6. school district
  7. bathyal district
  8. federal district
  9. Tangail District
  10. business district
  11. election district
  12. Habiganj District
  13. Sanitary district
  14. tenement district
  15. Electoral district

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for District

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Google previewNarrative of Travels in Europe, Asia, and Africa in the Seventeenth Century (2012)

by Evliya Çelebi, Joseph von Hammer

The second district is that of Seravurfid on the west side of Tabriz ; containing eighty well cultivated villages. The third district is that of Dideher, four farsangs south-west of Tabriz, twenty-four kents with mosques, khans, baths and gardens.

Google previewWest Australian Native Plants in Cultivation (2013)

by A. R. Fairall

The Carnegie District is the desert area of Western Australia. The principal vegetation is low sparse shrubby growth and spinifex with areas of red sand hills. Little is known of the rainfall and climatic conditions of this largely unsettled district. 3.

Google previewGeography (2006)

by Adam Arnell

The Lake District is a National Park in North-West England. National...

The Lake District is an upland area created by glaciation. lts combination of hills, lakes, farmland and picturesque towns make it a very attractive place for tourists to visit.

Google previewOne Out of Three (2013)

Immigrant New York in the 21st Century by Nancy Foner

The Korean Business District is a rectangle area covering Twenty-Seventh Street through Thirty-Fifth Street on Broadway, Sixth, and Fifth Avenues. The heart of the district is the intersection between Broadway and Thirty-Second Street.

Google previewCertified Paralegal Review Manual: A Practical Guide to CP Exam Preparation (2013)

by Virginia Koerselman Newman

either district is the residence of at least one defendant; and each is located in a state in which all defendants reside.

Google previewHuman Communication Handbook (1975)

Simulations and Games by Brent D. Ruben, Richard W. Budd

The district is the industrial hub of the country. Products and raw materials are shipped from every district for processing and manufacturing. Such industries include meatpacking and canning, flour mills, furniture making, distilling, ...

Google previewQuestions and Answers to Help You Pass the Real Estate Appraisal Exams (2004)

by Jeffrey D. Fisher, Dennis S. Tosh

A district is a type of neighborhood that has homogeneous land use, and a central business district is the core of the city where the major businesses are concentrated. A township is a measurement of land containing 36 square miles of land ...

Google previewHeadquarters Army Civilian Personnel System: HQ ACPERS Data Element Dictionary, December 2000

Army, Engineering District, New York, NY U.S. Army, Engineering District, Buffalo, NY U.S. Army, Cold Regions Research and Development, Hanover, NH ...

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Small photo of Tokyo, Japan, 04/18/2017, Ueno District. Ueno district is one of the oldest districts of Tokyo. Despite the emergence of new shopping centers, the atmosphere of ancient Tokyo reigns here.Small photo of New York City, NY, USA - October 10, 2016: The Highline aerial green-way at twilight with the Standard Hotel facade. Gansevoort Market District, Meatpacking District, Greenwich Village, ManhattanSmall photo of Tokyo, Japan, 04/18/2017, the architecture of the Ueno district. Ueno district is one of the oldest districts of Tokyo.Small photo of Tokyo, Japan, 04/18/2017, the architecture of the Ueno district. Ueno district is one of the oldest districts of Tokyo.Small photo of Hiking trail in Lake District mountains, Helvellyn, EnglandSmall photo of Beautiful evening light on a summer evening at Bamford Edge in the Peak District National Park.Small photo of Vibrant purple heather being illuminated by the setting sun in the Peak District. More...

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Quotes about District

Tax reform and expanded trade are going to be so important to the economy of Illinois, particularly the 11th Congressional District, which is a major manufacturing and a major agricultural district. (Jerry Weller)
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Scrabble value of D2I1S1T1R1I1C3T1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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