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Synonyms for district

Synonyms for district

a rather small part of a geographic unit considered in regard to its inhabitants or distinctive characteristics

a particular area used for or associated with a specific individual or activity

Synonyms for district

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Thus it is peremptorily his Majesty's orders that the whole French inhabitants of these Districts be removed; and I am, through his Majesty's goodness, directed to allow you liberty to carry off your money and household goods, as many as you can without discommoding the vessels you go in.
To the inhabitants of the District of Grand Pre, Minas, River Canard,
Along one broad avenue and then another he strode briskly until he had passed beyond the district of the nobles and had come to the place of shops.
It was the Palace of Peace in which were housed the representatives of the foreign powers, or rather in which were located their embassies; for the ministers themselves dwelt in gorgeous palaces within the district occupied by the nobles.
But the struggle almost invariably will be most severe between the individuals of the same species, for they frequent the same districts, require the same food, and are exposed to the same dangers.
Yes, I understand," said the District Attorney; "you committed the aggression - you were compelled to, as it were.
Well, to put it shortly, I was convinced that nothing was really done by the district councils, or ever could be," he began, as though some one had just insulted him.
These people comprised all the intelligence of the district over which they ruled.
A policeman, chewing stolidly, nodded toward an elevator shaft, and other policemen nodded him further on to the office of the district attorney.
Hence probably it is, that we feel so little surprise at one, of two species closely allied in habits, being rare and the other abundant in the same district; or, again, that one should be abundant in one district, and another, filling the same place in the economy of nature, should be abundant in a neighbouring district, differing very little in its conditions.
We're such awful paupers we can't even pay for a mailcart in my District.
District Attorney,” said the Judge, “the prisoner is ready; we wait for the indictment.
Before a week was over, every Square and Triangle in the district had copied the example of Chromatistes, and only a few of the more conservative Pentagons still held out.
Four times a year the youth of a certain district meet to show their proficiency in running and leaping, and other feats of strength and agility; where the victor is rewarded with a song in his or her praise.
Ten minutes after each regiment had entered a Moscow district, not a soldier or officer was left.