redistrict


re·dis·trict

verb \(ˌ)rē-ˈdis-(ˌ)trikt\

: to divide (a town, state, etc.) into new political or school districts

Full Definition of REDISTRICT

transitive verb
:  to divide anew into districts; specifically :  to revise the legislative districts of
intransitive verb
:  to revise legislative districts

Examples of REDISTRICT

  1. The town was redistricted last year.

First Known Use of REDISTRICT

1850

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