administrative district


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n administrative district a district defined for administrative purposes
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In literature:

A Kampo is the superior of this Lamasery, and, at the same time, temporal administrator of the district.
"Travels in Tartary, Thibet, and China During the years 1844-5-6. Volume 2 [of 2]" by Evariste Regis Huc
In the rural districts they have also had the right to hold local administrative offices.
"The Modern Woman's Rights Movement" by Kaethe Schirmacher
There is good reason for believing that in the Yarkand and Khoten districts, Yakoob Beg's administration was most successful.
"The Life of Yakoob Beg" by Demetrius Boulger
The administrative district of Braga coincides with the central part of the province of Entre Minho e Douro (q.v.).
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 4" by Various
The administrative district has an area of 19 sq.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1" by Various
BALLIA, a town of India, in the United Provinces, on the Ganges, the administrative head-quarters of a district of the same name.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
The administration is in the hands of an urban district council.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 5" by Various
Sea, off the coast of Honduras, of which country it forms an administrative district.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 4" by Various
The local administrative officer for civil matters was the landdrost or district magistrate.
"The African Colony" by John Buchan
The city was made the administrative headquarters of the district in 1885.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7" by Various

In news:

Susan Ciani, state and local government liaison, US Food and Drug Administration Chicago District office.
The recently controversial topic of the Chariho Regional School District administration's use of " locator cards" to verify home-schooled students continued at the school board's Oct 26 meeting.
Students in the Eaton Rapids school district had an unexpected end to their day Monday, after administrators put the entire campus on lockdown.
Students in the Eaton Rapids school district had an unexpected end to their day Monday, after administrators put the entire campus on lockdown .
The District 186 school board has voted to halt longevity increases for administrators as they grapple with an $11 million dollar deficit.
However, after leaving the district for a few years, Fridley has returned and this time, he is serving in an administrative role.
Tulsa County District Judge Rebecca Nightingale last week granted a request by ORU and the administrators to require mediation .
Known as TIF, the federal program - which rewards districts that adopt merit-pay policies for teachers - began late in President George W Bush's second term but has been beefed up by the current administration.
The city's plan to install credit-card-reading "smart meters " in all 6,500 taxicabs in the District has been indefinitely delayed after an administrative law judge ruled Friday that a contract to install the meters was improperly handled.
Milton School District officials confirmed that the district's superintendent remains on administrative leave following a complaint.
A Sherwood High School teacher was put on administrative leave on Monday after the district learned she was being investigated for alleged sexual contact with a student.
The Lennox School District has placed a high-ranking administrator on paid leave in connection with an investigation into possible misuse or mismanagement of funds set aside for the construction of a new elementary campus.
The Bay District School Board placed Arnold High teacher Keith Christie on unpaid administrative leave Tuesday amid serious accusations he verbally abused and mocked his special needs students.
Berea school district administration building Joanne Berger DuMound/Sun News.
Recommended Reading for District Administrators.

In science:

It is obvious that the strength of pressure should vary from one district to another within a city and can be different for the different modes of diffusion process which have no rigorous bind to the city administrative units being localized on the certain groups of streets and canals.
Random Walks Along the Streets and Canals in Compact Cities: Spectral analysis, Dynamical Modularity, Information, and Statistical Mechanics