[ suhb-dis-trikt ]
/ ˈsʌbˌdɪs trɪkt /
a division of a district.
verb (used with object)
to divide into subdistricts.
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Example sentences from the Web for subdistrict
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
/ (ˈsʌbˌdɪstrɪkt) /
- a smaller part of a larger area marked off for administrative or other purposes
- (as modifier)subdistrict regional police
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