Pronunciation: (dis'trikt), [key]
1. a division of territory, as of a country, state, or county, marked off for administrative, electoral, or other purposes.
2. a region or locality: the theater district; the Lake District.
3. Brit.a subdivision of a county or a town.
4. the District,the District of Columbia; Washington, D.C.
to divide into districts.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.