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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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Some while after, she thought fit to go into the forbidden precinct of Zeus, not knowing the law, and being pursued by her own son and the Arcadians, was about to be killed because of the said law; but Zeus delivered her because of her connection with him and put her among the stars, giving her the name Bear because of the misfortune which had befallen her.
The study and plan will provide a clear and logical way forward to capitalise on the opportunities that exist at the site, improve the sites marketability, and provide a strategy for the precincts future direction.
Gaboury said there are also openings for 44 of 120 seats at town meeting, including eight seats in each of five precincts and unexpired terms in precincts Two and Three.
The most salient features of Lane County's political geography are the dozen or so voting precincts in south and central Eugene that are as blue as Crater Lake on an August day.
For instance, voters in precincts closer to the campuses overwhelmingly supported the ban - and Wendy Davis over Greg Abbott in the race for governor.
Improving the environmental performance of entire manufacturing precincts opens up opportunities that would not be feasible for individual businesses by themselves.
The Central Election Commission approved the results of elections of deputies to Karakol city council without taking into account two precincts on March 13.
In that scheme were the Upper and Lower Shopping Precincts.
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.
But, of the 15 precincts with the highest African American populations, voter turnout exceeded 60 percent in just one precinct.