special district

noun

Definition of special district

: a political subdivision of a state established to provide a single public service (such as water supply or sanitation) within a specific geographic area

Examples of special district in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The petitioners are seeking a zone change from agricultural to commercial industrial special district for the property outside the business park, which already has that zone designation. Karen Caffarini, chicagotribune.com, 7 July 2021 The agency oversees a special district of city and county tax revenues with funds that expire in 2027. Lisa Maria Garza, orlandosentinel.com, 12 May 2021 The agency oversees a special district of city and county tax revenues with funds that expire in 2027. Lisa Maria Garza, orlandosentinel.com, 12 May 2021 The agency oversees a special district of city and county tax revenues with funds that expire in 2027. Lisa Maria Garza, orlandosentinel.com, 12 May 2021 The agency oversees a special district of city and county tax revenues with funds that expire in 2027. Lisa Maria Garza, orlandosentinel.com, 12 May 2021 The agency oversees a special district of city and county tax revenues with funds that expire in 2027. Lisa Maria Garza, orlandosentinel.com, 12 May 2021 The agency oversees a special district of city and county tax revenues with funds that expire in 2027. Lisa Maria Garza, orlandosentinel.com, 12 May 2021 The special district diverts some property tax revenue to pay for infrastructure upgrades and other costs. Sarah Ravani, San Francisco Chronicle, 30 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of special district

1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Special district.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/special%20district. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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special district

noun

Legal Definition of special district

: a political subdivision of a state established to provide a single public service (as water supply or sanitation) within a specific geographical area

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