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 The house where Zawahiri was reported killed is in an upscale urban district with large mansions built close to each other. Pamela Constable, Washington Post, 4 Aug. 2022 More broadly, a 2015 Stanford study of English learner students in a large urban district found students in dual language programs did better academically over the longer term. Yana Kunichoff, The Arizona Republic, 11 July 2022 For example, one urban district with high student poverty and a large student population showed 84% of students passing the Third Grade Reading Guarantee from 2016 to 2017. cleveland, 1 June 2022 The site will become a new urban district named Hortus after Floriade shuts down in October, 2022. Lea Lane, Forbes, 24 Apr. 2022 Dearborn, a large urban district bordering Detroit, took another path. Koby Levin, Detroit Free Press, 14 Mar. 2022 An immigrant from Portugal and a former day laborer-turned-science teacher, Mr. Carvalho was lauded by school-board members as an administrator with both classroom experience and expertise running a large, urban district. Ben Chapman, WSJ, 9 Dec. 2021 Central is part of Phoenix Union High School District, a large urban district in which 81% of students are Latino, many are refugees, and more than half speak a primary language other than English at home. The Arizona Republic, 18 Nov. 2021 But some southern Arizona observers already were concerned at how the draft maps indicate that north Tucson could join a more urban district that reaches almost to Phoenix. Ray Stern, The Arizona Republic, 6 Oct. 2021 See More

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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 2 Oct. 2022.

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