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Spanish translation of “precinct”

precinct

noun /ˈpriːsiŋkt/
(often in plural ) the space surrounding a building etc ( originally within walls or boundaries )
recinto
the cathedral precincts .
( especially American) an administrative district
distrito (policial); distrito / circunscripción ( electoral )
a police precinct.
pedestrian precinct noun ( shopping precinct) an area of shops where no cars are allowed .
zona peatonal; centro comercial
(Definition of precinct from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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