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subdistrict

[suhb-dis-trikt] /ˈsʌbˌdɪs trɪkt/
noun
1.
a division of a district.
verb (used with object)
2.
to divide into subdistricts.
Origin of subdistrict
1810-1820
First recorded in 1810-20; sub- + district
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  • Some unions, such as the United Mine Workers, have a fourth division or subdistrict, but this is not the general practice.

    The Armies of Labor Samuel P. Orth
British Dictionary definitions for subdistrict

subdistrict

/ˈsʌbˌdɪstrɪkt/
noun
1.
  1. a smaller part of a larger area marked off for administrative or other purposes
  2. (as modifier): subdistrict regional police
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