/ ˈpriːsɪŋkts /

plural noun

  1. the surrounding region or area
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Example Sentences

The impeachment issue is driving campaign narratives even in the relatively liberal precincts of New England.

In those two precincts, Cochran received a net decrease of 54 votes from 2008.

With more than 95 percent of precincts reporting, Lankford held a resounding 57.5 percent to 34.3 percent lead over Shannon.

With more than 88 percent of precincts reporting, Hanna clung to a six-point lead.

Americans even segregate politically, leading to 90-10 voting patterns in thousands of precincts.

There is nothing like it among us at the present day except within the melancholy precincts of the penitentiary.

No such missive had, to his knowledge, ever before found its way into the aristocratic precincts of Crompton Place.

The house in the precincts, known as Chillenden Chambers, was used in medival times for the reception of pilgrims.

They immediately went beyond the precincts of the Court, drew, and exchanged some pushes.

It was approached through a labyrinth of streets that grew denser and darker as one neared the precincts of the club.