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redistrict

[ree-dis-trikt] /riˈdɪs trɪkt/
verb (used with object)
1.
to divide anew into districts, as for administrative or electoral purposes.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50, Americanism; re- + district
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  • The blue line above indicates the target population for each ward after redistricting.
  • Public participation plays an integral role in the redistricting process.
Word Origin and History for redistricting

redistrict

v.

"redraw the boundaries of districts," 1838, in U.S. political sense, from re- "again" + district. Related: Redistricted; redistricting.

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