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A constable’s or police district. The immediate neighborhood of a palace or court. A poll-district. See Union Pac. Ry. Co. v. Ryan, 113 U. S. 516, 5 Sup. Ct. 601, 28 L. Eld. 1008; Railway Co. v. Oconto, 50 Wis. ISO, 6 N. W. 607, 36 Am. Rep. 810; State v. Anslinger, 171 Mo. 600, 71 S. W. 1041.


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