subdistrict

noun sub·dis·trict \ ˌsəb-ˈdi-(ˌ)strikt \
variants: or sub-district

Definition of subdistrict

plural subdistricts or sub-districts
: a subdivision of a district
  • In 1996, county commissioners created a public library district with two subdistricts—Eastern and Western—and set a property tax rate that voters in each district had to adopt.
  • —Bob Watson
  • Benefited water districts and subdistricts, organized for the purpose of supplying water for particular areas …
  • —U.S. Bureau of the Census

First Known Use of subdistrict

1790

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