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federal district

also Federal District
An area, such as the District of Columbia, reserved as the site of a federation's national capital.
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federal district


federal territory

(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an area used as the seat of central government in a federal system
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Fed′eral Dis`trict

a district in which the national government of a country is located, esp. one in Latin America.
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Noun1.federal district - a district set apart as the seat of government of a federation
administrative district, administrative division, territorial division - a district defined for administrative purposes
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The Federal District has not provided a reason for the decision, it said.
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