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precinct

1. an area in a town, often closed to traffic, that is designed or reserved for a particular purpose
2. US
a. a district of a city for administrative or police purposes
b. the police responsible for such a district
3. US a polling or electoral district

precinct

The grounds immediately surrounding a cathedral.
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A number of well-established businesses are currently operating in the precinct including Bell Bay Aluminium, which celebrated its 60th Birthday this year, as well as South32 TEMCO.
We need town meeting members in all five precincts.
Measure 90, to create a top-two primary election system, failed in every precinct.
For instance, voters in precincts closer to the campuses overwhelmingly supported the ban - and Wendy Davis over Greg Abbott in the race for governor.
Surrounding the stadium, a new precinct will serve the wider Al Khor community.
ACF and Melbourne-based Co-Design studio have developed a proposal to make Fisherman's Bend in Melbourne a world-class clean industry precinct.
With the opening today of the beautifully restored Central Park Precinct Station, we have updated a police station that dates back to 1936," said Mayor Bloomberg.
There isn't a week goes by when I don't ask our regeneration team at the weekly meetings about Aldi in the Eston Precinct.
The importance of the Coventry shopping precinct has been recognised throughout the world.
The discovery of these "missing ballots" was presaged by previous reports and photographic evidence published in El Universal and later on the Narco News Bulletin showing that ballot boxes from at least three precincts won by Lopez Obrador were discovered in a Nezahuacoyotl garbage dump.
By expanding this program, we hope to build upon our current successes and make the neighborhoods of the second precinct as safe, if not safer, than we have in the third precinct.
For continuity, one worker was on duty the entire day For the November 2002 gubernatorial election, the League was in charge of Precinct #29, Sarasota County, and the County provided a sign to that effect.