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redistrict

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verb re·dis·trict \(ˌ)rē-ˈdis-(ˌ)trikt\

Simple Definition of redistrict

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of redistrict

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to divide anew into districts; specifically :  to revise the legislative districts of

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to revise legislative districts

Examples of redistrict in a sentence

  1. The town was redistricted last year.



1850

First Known Use of redistrict

1850


Law Dictionary

redistrict

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transitive verb re·dis·trict \ˌrē-ˈdis-trikt\

Legal Definition of redistrict

  1. :  to divide anew into districts; specifically :  to revise the legislative districts of

  2. intransitive verb
  3. :  to revise legislative districts




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