rural district

noun

Definition of rural district

: a subdivision of an administrative county that usually embraces several country parishes and is governed by a council — see district council — compare urban district

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First Known Use of rural district

1895, in the meaning defined above

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“Rural district.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rural%20district. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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