District and Precinct


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District noun – An area (as of a city) set apart for some purpose or having some special feature.
Usage example: Independence Hall in Philadelphia's historic district

Precinct is a synonym for district in area topic. In some cases you can use "Precinct" instead a noun "District", when it comes to topics like region, geographical area. popular alternative
Nearby Words: districted, districting
Synonyms for District


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Precinct noun – A region of activity, knowledge, or influence.
District is a synonym for precinct in area topic. You can use "District" instead a noun "Precinct", if it concerns topics such as place, subdivision, region. popular alternative
Synonyms for Precinct

How words are described

old old district old precinct
full full district full precinct
small small district small precinct
entire entire district entire precinct
Other adjectives: rural, new, major, former, fictional, worst, titular, local, eponymous.

Both words in one sentence

  • Ed McBain's 87th Precinct series of police procedurals are set in Isola, a district of an unnamed, fictional city in an unnamed state closely resembling New York.
  • Understatement The Shield had Claudette, having destroyed Vic Mackey's life by exposing his sins to his fellow cops PLUS his betrayal of his last remaining friend Ronnie (who was arrested), banished Vic for life from the Farmington District Precinct with the four following words: "You Can Go Now."
  • Faux Affably Evil Much is made toward the fact that over the course of the series, all of the police officers in the Farmington District Precinct turn a blind eye towards Vic's evil, largely because of his charisma, leadership skills, and fratboy humor.
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