district

district - An administrative field unit that oversees most operational and support functions for post offices in a defined geographic area.

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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  • District — Dis trict, n. [LL. districtus district, fr. L. districtus, p. p. of distringere: cf. F. district. See {Distrain}.] 1. (Feudal Law) The territory within which the lord has the power of coercing and punishing. [1913 Webster] 2. A division of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • District — Dis trict, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Districted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Districting}.] To divide into districts or limited portions of territory; as, legislatures district States for the choice of representatives. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • District — Dis trict, a. [L. districtus, p. p.] Rigorous; stringent; harsh. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Punishing with the rod of district severity. Foxe. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • District — For other uses, see District (disambiguation). Districts are a type of administrative division, in some countries managed by a local government. They vary greatly in size, spanning entire regions or counties, several municipalities, or… …   Wikipedia

  • DISTRICT — s. m. T. de Pratique ancienne. Étendue de juridiction. Un juge ne peut juger hors de son district. Fig. et fam., Cela n est pas de mon district, Cela n est pas de ma compétence, il ne m appartient pas d en connaître. DISTRICT, s est dit aussi de… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • district — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: French, from Medieval Latin districtus jurisdiction, district, from distringere to distrain more at distrain Date: 1611 1. a. a territorial division (as for administrative or electoral purposes) b. the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • DISTRICT — n. m. Dans l’ancienne France, étendue de juridiction. Un juge ne peut juger hors de son district. Il s’est dit aussi de Chacune des divisions principales d’un département. Chef lieu de district. On dit aujourd’hui ARRONDISSEMENT. Il se dit… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

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  • District planning in India — District Planning is the process of preparing an integrated plan for the local government sector in a district taking into account the resources (natural, human and financial) available and covering the sectoral activities and schemes assigned to …   Wikipedia


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