plural -s
: a territorial subdivision (as a district or circuit) of a state
used chiefly of administrative units of certain Latin-American nations

Word History


Spanish, from Medieval Latin commarca boundary, confines, from com- + marca boundary, border territory, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German marca border, border region

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“Comarca.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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