subdistrict

subdistrict

[suhb-dis-trikt]
noun
1.
a division of a district.
verb (used with object)
2.
to divide into subdistricts.

Origin:
1810–20; sub- + district

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subdistrict (ˈsʌbˌdɪstrɪkt)
 
n
a.  a smaller part of a larger area marked off for administrative or other purposes
 b.  (as modifier): subdistrict regional police

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