redistricting


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re·dis·trict

 (rē-dĭs′trĭkt)
tr.v. re·dis·trict·ed, re·dis·trict·ing, re·dis·tricts
To divide again into districts, especially to give new boundaries to administrative or election districts.

redistricting

(ˌriːˈdɪstrɪktɪŋ)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) US the process of revising the legislative districts of an area
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