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Definition of Precinct

Precinct

  1. The limit or exterior line encompassing a place; a boundary; a confine; limit of jurisdiction or authority; -- often in the plural; as, the precincts of a state.
  2. A district within certain boundaries; a minor territorial or jurisdictional division; as, an election precinct; a school precinct.
  3. A parish or prescribed territory attached to a church, and taxed for its support.

Precinct Translations

precinct in German is Bezirk
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