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federal district

noun

Definition of FEDERAL DISTRICT

:  a district set apart as the seat of the central government of a federation

First Known Use of FEDERAL DISTRICT

circa 1934

Federal District

geographical name

Definition of FEDERAL DISTRICT

1
or Portuguese Dis·tri·to Fe·de·ral \dish-ˈtrē-tü-ˌfe-di-ˈräl\ district E cen Brazil including city of Brasília area 2245 square miles (5814 square kilometers), pop 2,051,146
2
— see distrito federal 3
3
— see distrito federal 4

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