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redistrict

[ree-dis-trikt]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to divide anew into districts, as for administrative or electoral purposes.
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Origin of redistrict

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50; re- + district
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distributeallotdividereallocateredistrictresection

Word Origin and History for redistrict

v.

"redraw the boundaries of districts," 1838, in U.S. political sense, from re- "again" + district. Related: Redistricted; redistricting.

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