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ger•ry•man•der



Pronunciation: (jer'i-man"dur, ger'-), [key]
n.
U.S. Politics. the dividing of a state, county, etc., into election districts so as to give one political party a majority in many districts while concentrating the voting strength of the other party into as few districts as possible.

v.t.
U.S. Politics.to subject (a state, county, etc.) to a gerrymander.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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