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Definition of the noun administrative district

What does administrative district mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. a district defined for administrative purposes
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • synonyms of administrative district: administrative division / territorial division
    • more generic terms: district / dominion / territorial dominion / territory = a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
    • more specific terms:
      • borough = one of the administrative divisions of a large city
      • canton = a small administrative division of a country
      • city = an incorporated administrative district established by state charter
      • commune = the smallest administrative district of several European countries
      • country / state / land = the territory occupied by a nation
      • county = the largest administrative district within a state
      • county palatine = the territory of a count palatine
      • department = the territorial and administrative division of some countries
      • federal district = a district set apart as the seat of government of a federation
      • reservation / reserve = a district that is reserved for particular purpose
      • school district = a district whose public schools are administered together
      • shire = a former administrative district of England
      • municipality = an urban district having corporate status and powers of self-government
      • prefecture = the district administered by a prefect
      • province / state = the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
      • township / town = an administrative division of a county
      • ward = a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections
    • instances:
      • Lower Egypt = one of the two main administrative districts of Egypt
      • Upper Egypt = one of the two main administrative districts of Egypt
      • Khabarovsk = an administrative territory in Russia on the eastern coast of Siberia

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Administrative District

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Google previewEncyclopaedia of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh (2006)

by Om Gupta

Gadchiroli District : Gadchiroli District is an administrative district in Maharashtra, India. It is one of the most underdeveloped districts of India. The town of Gadchiroli is the administrative headquarters of the district. The district is situated in the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of East Timor (2010)

by Geoffrey C. Gunn

A large administrative district straddling the north and south coasts, Manatuto is made up of the following sub-districts: Laclo, Manatuto, and Laleia on the north coast; Barique on the south coast; and Laclubar and soibada in the interior.

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Saarc Nations (2002)

by M.H. Syed

Today, the administrative district is the main unit of local administration. Each province is divided into two or three administrative districts. Overall, there are twenty-four districts throughout the island. Each of the districts has a set of government ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

running, superintendence, supervision administration of justice judicature, jurisdiction administrative citadel of South Africa Pretoria administrative department secretariat administrative district county administrative region in France Aquitaine ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Afghanistan (2012)

by Ludwig W. Adamec

Charikar is a town and district with about 157,000 inhabitants located at the mouth of the Ghorband River about 40 miles north of Kabul, and an administrative district with an area of 73 square miles in Parwan Province. At the turn of the century ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Sri Lanka (2015)

by Patrick Peebles

with the intention of creating one council for every administrative district. They had powers supposedly transferred from the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Vietnam (2006)

by Bruce M. Lockhart, William J. Duiker

Located in the lower Red River Delta around the city of C0 Loa, not far from present—day Hanoi, Tay Vu became an administrative district during the Au Lac and Nam Viét periods. The area was one of considerable political importance and ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Poland 1945-1996 (2014)

by Piotr Wróbel

The populationofevery administrative district elected its National Council (Rada Narodowa), which ...

Google previewZondervan Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2011)

by J. D. Douglas, Merrill C. Tenney

It is probably the same as ELON BETHHANAN, which was part of Solomon's second administrative district (1 Ki. 4:9). The town was on the coastal plain, E of JOPPA (cf. Jdg. 19:46). Its precise location is uncertain, though some have identified ...

Google previewThe Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2 (2010)

Revised Full-Color Edition

A town in the territory of DAN that was part of SOLOMON's second administrative district (1 Ki. 4:9). The SEPTUAGINT understands the ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1997)

having a chief administrative officer or board c : an electoral and administrative district of a county in the southern U.S. 2 : an area in the Republic of South Africa established to segregate persons of non-European descent trading ...

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Neuruppin /administrative district office

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