city district

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: district - a district of a town or citycity district - a district of a town or city  
Barbary Coast - a part of a city that is notorious for gambling dens and brothels and saloons and riotous night life (especially the waterfront of San Francisco after the gold rush of 1849); "we'll tolerate no Barbary Coast in this city!"
precinct - a district of a city or town marked out for administrative purposes
business district, downtown - the central area or commercial center of a town or city; "the heart of Birmingham's downtown"
city - an incorporated administrative district established by state charter; "the city raised the tax rate"
ghetto - a poor densely populated city district occupied by a minority ethnic group linked together by economic hardship and social restrictions
district, territorial dominion, territory, dominion - a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
red-light district - a district with many brothels
quarter - a district of a city having some distinguishing character; "the Latin Quarter"
waterfront - the area of a city (such as a harbor or dockyard) alongside a body of water
slum, slum area - a district of a city marked by poverty and inferior living conditions
combat zone, tenderloin - a city district known for its vice and high crime rate
turf - the territory claimed by a juvenile gang as its own
enterprise zone - a city district where development receives special tax advantages
outskirt, fringe - a part of the city far removed from the center; "they built a factory on the outskirts of the city"
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RAWALPINDI, July 26, 2011 (Frontier Star): DCO Rawalpindi Saqib Zafar said City District Government , Rawalpindi (CDGR) has decided to establish 6 Sasta Ramzan Bazars during the holy month of Ramzan on the special directives of Chief Minister Punjab.
The city district government has banned the illegal vehicles Juma bazaar on Benazir Bhutto Road near Rehmanabad Chowk, service road, Chandni Chowk, C Block and Magistrate Colony Road.
By RAWALPINDI, November 15, 2010 (Frontier Star): City District government Rawalpindi and Cantonment Board Chaklala has prepared cleanliness master plan for Eid-ul-Azha to dispose off entrails of sacrificial animals.
East India Dock is located in Docklands, a former dock and shipbuilding area in east London, that has been developed into a city district comprising housing and commercial properties, of which Canary Wharf is the best known.
Further, Nanjing Jianye District is the first city district to have advanced along the full commercial boost of their organic waste diversion programme using Cardia products.
Meanwhile, NPTs mobile unit No 2 led by coordinator Abdus Salam visited the City District Government Girls High School, Garhi Shahu and organised Aghi Programme, which was presided over by Headmistress Saeeda Jan Alam.
Nanjing Jianye District is the first city district to have moved forward with full commercial roll out of their organic waste diversion programme using Cardia products.
In view of the shortage of space for graveyard for Rawalpindi city, the Punjab government has allotted 1000 kanal land at Rakh Dhamial for a graveyard, informed City District Government spokesman.
He dispelled the impression that there was lack of coordination and cooperation between the City District Government and the police, saying several meetings were held between officials of the city district government and police to main law and order situation during the month of Muharram.
ft) for the emergency repair/rehabilitation of Damaged School Buildings of Tacloban City District (Delivered to Equipment Managemen
Contract awarded for Proposed Riprapping/Desilting along Villanueva Creek, at UPS V, Par+/-aque City District I (Limit: From Sta.