urban district


Definition of urban district

: a subdivision of an administrative county especially in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland

Examples of urban district in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Evans was elected to the Rochester Board of Education in 2003 and served as its president from 2008-2013, overseeing an urban district that consistently posts some of the lowest achievement and graduation rates in the state. Carolyn Thompson And Deepti Hajela, Star Tribune, 23 June 2021 No other urban district measured by federal tests had shown that kind of increase in that period of time. Washington Post, 20 June 2021 Together with the local business improvement district, the company appears to betting on an at-grade corridor to achieve its vision of a walkable, urban district anchored by Amazon’s HQ2. Washington Post, 19 June 2021 Many of her responses to senators’ questions included what San Diego Unified has accomplished as a large urban district. Kristen Taketa, San Diego Union-Tribune, 24 Mar. 2021 Phoenix Union High School District, a large urban district with high schools throughout Phoenix, starts classes in person on Monday. Rachel Leingang, The Arizona Republic, 15 Mar. 2021 But among the historic bungalows, multifamily apartments, service businesses and small manufacturers, this gritty urban district has a bustling and diverse food scene. Kathy Stephenson, The Salt Lake Tribune, 12 Mar. 2021 The largest public system in the country, New York City was the first large, urban district to start to bring back some in-person instruction — a move that was delayed until September and into October. Editors, USA TODAY, 19 Nov. 2020 Because of the spike in cases, Gordon said the best move for the urban district, which contains populations vulnerable to the coronavirus, is to stay in remote learning through winter break in December. Emily Bamforth, cleveland, 16 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of urban district

1840, in the meaning defined above

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“Urban district.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/urban%20district. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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