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district

noun [C] uk   /ˈdɪs.trɪkt/ us  
B1 an area of a country or town that has fixed borders that are used for official purposes, or that has a particular feature that makes it different from surrounding areas: South Cambridgeshire District Council the business district of New York the Lake District/the Peak DistrictLocal government and politicsParts of countries
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