Federal District

Federal District

noun
a district in which the national government of a country is located, especially one in Latin America.
Portuguese and Spanish Distrito Federal.
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federal district or federal territory
 
n
an area used as the seat of central government in a federal system
 
federal territory or federal territory
 
n

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