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DISTRICT Definition & Legal Meaning

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One of the portions into which an entire state or country may be divided,for judicial, political, or administrative purposes.The United States are divided into judicial districts, in each of which is established adistrict court. They are also divided into election districts, collection districts, etc.The circuit or territory within which a person may be compelled to appear. Cowell.Circuit of authority; province. Enc. Loud.


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