administrative division

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Noun1.administrative division - a district defined for administrative purposesadministrative division - a district defined for administrative purposes
borough - one of the administrative divisions of a large city
canton - a small administrative division of a country
city - an incorporated administrative district established by state charter; "the city raised the tax rate"
commune - the smallest administrative district of several European countries
country, land, state - the territory occupied by a nation; "he returned to the land of his birth"; "he visited several European countries"
county - (United States) the largest administrative district within a state; "the county plans to build a new road"
county palatine - the territory of a count palatine
department - the territorial and administrative division of some countries (such as France)
district, territorial dominion, territory, dominion - a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
federal district - a district set apart as the seat of government of a federation
reservation, reserve - a district that is reserved for particular purpose
school district - a district whose public schools are administered together
shire - a former administrative district of England; equivalent to a county
municipality - an urban district having corporate status and powers of self-government
prefecture - the district administered by a prefect (as in France or Japan or the Roman Empire)
province, state - the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation; "his state is in the deep south"
township, town - an administrative division of a county; "the town is responsible for snow removal"
ward - a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections
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Contracts Resulting From This Procurement May Be Used By State Governments (including Departments, Agencies, Institutions), Institutions Of Higher Education, Political Subdivisions (i.
The insurer, Texas Political Subdivisions, had denied the claims on the grounds that she wasn't considered to be on the job while driving back from the meeting.
To this end, Geographic Information System maps were obtained for the political subdivisions of states covered by three overlapping shale plays, the Devonian, Marcellus, and Utica, a region laden with shale formations ripe for fracking.
Funding is available for school districts, municipal authorities, political subdivisions of the state, nonprofit entities, corporations, limited liability companies or partnerships incorporated or registered in the state.
620 ROSENTHAL Prohibits the state, its political subdivisions, public authorities, and employees and agents thereof from compelling domestic abuse victims to contact their abusers, directly for any reason; requires such political entity to provide a confidential intermediary.
Applications are due Monday, April 2, and will be accepted from city and county governments, solid waste districts, schools and school districts and other political subdivisions of the state.
and to every state and its political subdivisions and instrumentalities (including multistate agencies).
Under these conditions, the entity's income also meets the test of accruing only to states and political subdivisions thereof.
The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) recently announced that Pennsylvania has passed a new Alternative Fuels Incentive Act that establishes a $10-million Energy Development Fund made up of a portion of revenues allocated from the utilities gross receipts tax that will expended by the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for grants to school districts, municipal authorities, political subdivisions, nonprofit entities, corporations and partnerships for the incremental cost of alternative fuel provisions.
Article XI of the constitution states, "For the benefit of present and future generations, the State and its political subdivisions shall conserve and protect Hawaii's natural beauty and all natural resources, including land, water, air, minerals and energy sources, and shall promote the development and utilization of these resources in a manner consistent with their conservation and in furtherance of the self-sufficiency of the State.
It says the state "and its political subdivisions shall not create or recognize a legal status for relationships of unmarried individuals that intends to approximate the design, qualities, significance, or effect of marriage.
3 was sent to the Senate Political Subdivisions Committee, where it died in a 3-3 vote.