Definition of District attorney

1. Noun. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.




Definition of District attorney

1. Noun. (American) The title of the local public official who represents the government in the prosecution of alleged criminals. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of District Attorney

distributiveness
distributivities
distributivity
distributor
distributor cam
distributor cap
distributor housing
distributor point
distributors
distributorship
distributorships
distributour
distributours
districhiasis
district
district attorney (current term)
district heating
district heating or cooling
district line
district manager
district nurse
district of columbia
districted
districthood
districting
distriction
districtly
districts
districtual
districtwide

Literary usage of District attorney

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1860)
"For the district attorney of Maryland, one hundred dollars. For the district attorney of Virginia, eastern district, one hundred dollars. ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"208-£Ш Fees of district attorney—not subject to review by ... The discretionary fee that may be allowed to a district-attorney for securing a conviction in ..."

3. Federal Statutes Annotated: Containing All the Laws of the United States of by United States, William Mark McKinney, Thomas H. Calvert, Edward Thompson Company (1917)
"This provision supersedes the provisions for the salaries, respectively, of the district attorney for the district of New Jersey and of the district ..."

4. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1903)
"A copy of the petition was served upon the United States district attorney for the district of Alaska, the amount of the license fees was deposited with the ..."

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