district

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Singular
district

Plural
districts

  1. (countable) A district is an area of land that shares certain characteristics.
    Roppongi and Kabukicho are Tokyo's main entertainment districts.
    The lake district is one of England's most beautiful areas.
  2. (countable) A district is an area of land that is defined for political reasons such as elections or administration.
    Washington is located in the District of Columbia.

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