senatorial district

noun

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

Examples of senatorial district in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Census data to needed inform new state representative and senatorial district lines is expected to be released in August, due to pandemic related delays. oregonlive, 26 Apr. 2021 Only candidates who garner 15% of the vote statewide or in state senatorial districts will get any of the at-large or district delegates — 198 of Texas’ total of 261 delegates. Robert T. Garrett, Dallas News, 1 Mar. 2020 Delegates are awarded proportionally through state senatorial districts and at-large. Dallas News, 12 Jan. 2020 Buttigieg, who was just endorsed by DISD School Trustee Miguel Solis, is organizing in each of Texas’ senatorial districts. Dallas News, 12 Jan. 2020 Cannabis dispensaries, where qualified patients can actually purchase cannabis, are limited to two per state senatorial district, and the two licenses for Carroll County were announced back in 2016. Jon Kelvey, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 10 July 2019 State law allows for two dispensaries in each of Maryland’s 47 senatorial districts. The Aegis, 13 June 2018 Under state law, two dispensaries can be located within each of the 47 state senatorial districts. Erika Butler, The Aegis, 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, 2 Feb. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1785, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of senatorial district was in 1785

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“Senatorial district.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/senatorial%20district. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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