Definition of Administrative district
1. Noun. A district defined for administrative purposes.
Specialized synonyms: Borough, Canton, City, Commune, Country, Land, State, County, County Palatine, Department, Federal District, Reservation, Reserve, School District, Shire, Municipality, Prefecture, Province, State, Town, Township, Ward
Generic synonyms: District, Dominion, Territorial Dominion, Territory
Specialized synonyms: Lower Egypt, Upper Egypt, Khabarovsk
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Administrative District
Literary usage of Administrative district
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The City School District: Statutory Provisions for Organization and Fiscal by Harry Erwin Bard (1909)
"The City as an administrative district. At different times, in all the countries of continental Europe, the city has occupied * For the material of this ..."
2. Comparative Administrative Law: An Analysis of the Administrative Systems by Frank Johnson Goodnow (1893)
"The landrath is the agent of the central administration, discharging in the administrative district of the circle about the same duties that are performed ..."
3. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke (1831)
"The electors of each administrative district shall assemble in one or more ... In every place where the electors of the game administrative district are ..."
4. The Region of the Eternal Fire: An Account of a Journey to the Petroleum by Charles Thomas Marvin (1891)
"Tiflis in the Autumn—Development of the City—One's Impressions of the Place depend upon whether one U proceeding East or West— The administrative district ..."
5. County and Township Government in the United States by Kirk Harold Porter (1922)
"But on the continent of Europe the administrative district and the ideas of government which it serves to fulfill are much more common. ..."