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subdistrict

[ suhb-dis-trikt ]
/ ˈsʌbˌdɪs trɪkt /
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noun
a division of a district.
verb (used with object)
to divide into subdistricts.
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Origin of subdistrict

First recorded in 1810–20; sub- + district
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How to use subdistrict in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for subdistrict

subdistrict
/ (ˈsʌbˌdɪstrɪkt) /

noun
  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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