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 Meanings and Examples of DISTRICT
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district
 n.  region; territory within which the lord has the power of coercing and punishing; division of territory
Classic Sentence: (117 in 8 pages)
1  Respectable citizens were scandalized to find that Atlanta had a large and thriving red-light district, larger and more thriving than during the war.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
2  And on Sunday afternoons, the handsome closed carriages of the madams of the district rolled down the main streets, filled with girls in their best finery, taking the air from behind lowered silk shades.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
3  She had opened a new house of her own, a large two-story building that made neighboring houses in the district look like shabby rabbit warrens.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
4  She had an appointment early the next morning with a district visitor on the East side.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
5  They drove from the natural prairie to a cleared district which twenty years ago had been forest.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
6  They were the only officers, besides Raymie, from the Gopher Prairie district.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
7  So omnipotent is art; which in many a district of New Bedford has superinduced bright terraces of flowers upon the barren refuse rocks thrown aside at creation's final day.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6. The Street.
8  district, and the two others to show the number of days in.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. The Chart.
9  Later that afternoon he and Ona went out to take a walk and look about them, to see more of this district which was to be their home.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 2
10  Jurgis was at a loss to understand why, with wages as they were, so many of the people of this district should live the way they did.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 4
11  Just so it was in Packingtown; the whole district braced itself for the struggle that was an agony, and those whose time was come died off in hordes.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 7
12  The ruler of the district was therefore the Democratic boss, a little Irishman named Mike Scully.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 9
13  The policemen in the district all belonged to the league, and instead of suppressing the fights, they sold tickets for them.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 9
14  If Scully was the thumb, Pat Callahan was the first finger of the unseen hand whereby the packers held down the people of the district.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 16
15  Meantime, Teta Elzbieta would go and beg, over in the Hyde Park district, and the children would bring home enough to pacify Aniele, and keep them all alive.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 20
Example Sentence: (41 in 3 pages)
16  It was an election that benched him in the district court.
17  He won the general in a landslide because he ran in a safely Republican district against a delusional Democrat with no campaign.
18  A tornado leveled the entire business district.
19  The district unilaterally proclaimed its independence from the national government.
20  Baker demanded an investigation of the district attorney's office.
21  The picture project was part of a district wide experiment to involve children with professional artists.
22  A number of unruly youth ganged up and terrorized the district.
23  A number of unruly youths ganged up and terrorized the district.
24  The Los Alamos district is solidly Republican.
25  The district has also built an electronic resource for lesson plans.
26  Mr. Eshton, the magistrate of the district, is gentleman-like.
27  Democrats that lost close contests in marginal districts may be willing to seek rematches in 2012 because the demography of their district may be more favorable than now.
28  Berg's frivolous lawsuit was tossed out for lack of standing shortly before the election by a federal district court.
29  A notorious gangster; a district notorious for vice.
30  The district attorney didn't want to indict the suspect until she was sure she had a strong enough case to convince a jury.