senatorial district

noun

Definition of senatorial district 

: a territorial division from which a senator is elected — compare congressional district

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State law allows for two dispensaries in each of Maryland’s 47 senatorial districts. The Aegis, "Medical marijuana dispensary coming to Abingdon," 13 June 2018 Under state law, two dispensaries can be located within each of the 47 state senatorial districts. Erika Butler, The Aegis, "Harford's first medical marijuana dispensary opening in Joppa today," 27 Apr. 2018 Ohio's 9th senatorial district covers much of Cincinnati and communities such as St. Bernard, Elmwood Place, Norwood, Golf Manor, Columbia Township, Silverton, Wyoming and Springfield Township. Monroe Trombly, Cincinnati.com, "Former State Rep. Dale Mallory files to run against State Sen. Cecil Thomas in Ohio's 9th District Senate seat," 2 Feb. 2018 Until then, senatorial districts had followed county boundaries. Erick Trickey, Smithsonian, "Where Did the Term “Gerrymander” Come From?," 20 July 2017

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1785, in the meaning defined above

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