Definition Of precinct


a district of a city or town as defined for police purposes.

Data collection took place in nine police precincts in Baltimore City between January and August 1995.

an area in a town designated for specific or restricted use, especially one that is closed to traffic.

a pedestrian precinct

the area within the walls or perceived boundaries of a particular building or place.

all strata of society live within these precincts

Example Of precinct

  • "No plans were submitted which showed the bridging of the pedestrian precinct .

  • "We scoured the shopping precinct for her thinking she had just gone into another shop, but she had just disappeared.

  • A more despicable picture comes to view as one enters the precinct of the shrine.

  • a pedestrian precinct

  • About half of 1,500 blank ballots in one precinct , at a church, got wet and nobody knows how.

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