Definition of precinct
- a ruined tower within the precincts of the squire's grounds
- —T. L. Peacock
a sexist attitude that was pretty common in the precincts of the automobile business
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: any one of the sections that a town or city is divided into when people vote in an election
: any one of the sections that a city is divided into for organizing the city's police forces
: a police station of a precinct
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