Definition of subdivision
1 : an act or instance of subdividing
2 : something produced by subdividing: such asa : a subordinate part of a larger whole political subdivisionsb : a tract of land surveyed and divided into lots for purposes of sale; especially : one with houses built on it
3 : a category in botanical classification ranking below a division and above a class
Examples of subdivision in a Sentence
a political subdivision of the state
Recent Examples of subdivision from the Web
All of the families living in the subdivision have moved out after the homes were deemed unsafe.
Wehmeyer was killed when a fight among teenagers broke out during a party at his home in the 9400 block of North Kentucky Avenue in the Woodneath Farms subdivision shortly before 4 a.m. Sunday.
Commissioners Park is set in the middle of a tidy subdivision.
But here in the rainy first week of February, in the luxuriant silence of his subdivision, LaVar is already a legend in his own mind.
Once the town sewer line is extended to the street, homeowners in the subdivision can disconnect from the aging system and tie directly into the sewage system.
The plan calls for building the expressway past the county’s Urban Development Boundary, the line that separates more permissive building rules for subdivisions and strip malls from ones limited to farming and low-density building.
To the north of the mountains are large estates and to the south are hundreds of subdivisions in areas known as Old Windmill and Rancho Arbolitos.
Ryan Marovich, the engineer for developer Craig Van Prooyen, approached the Plan Commission on Tuesday seeking final subdivision approval for 16 additional duplexes at in the 8500 block of Merrillville Road.
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First Known Use of subdivision
SUBDIVISION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of subdivision for English Language Learners
: one of the parts into which something is divided
: the act or process of dividing something into smaller parts
: an area of land that has been divided into smaller areas on which houses are built
SUBDIVISION Defined for Kids
Definition of subdivision for Students
1 : the act of dividing into smaller parts
2 : one of the parts into which something is subdivided
Medical Definition of subdivision
: a category in botanical classification ranking below a division and above a class
Legal Definition of subdivision
1 : an act or instance of subdividing obtain approval of his subdivision of the land
2 : a tract of land subdivided into lots to provide streets and sewers for the subdivision
3 : a part made by subdividing as prescribed in subdivision one of this section
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