Definition of Federal district
1. Noun. A district set apart as the seat of government of a federation.
Specialized synonyms: D.c., Dc, District Of Columbia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Federal District
Literary usage of Federal district
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1920)
"Exemption of a resident of one state from suit in a federal District Court for another state asserted by plea ia not waived by his acknowledgment on the ..."
2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1904)
"Criminal law—removal to another federal district for trial — sufficiency of indictment—removal to District of Columbia— jurisdiction of offense begun in one ..."
3. Constitutional Law in the United States by Emlin McClain (1904)
"federal district Courts. The class of federal courts of lowest grade is composed of the district courts. The United States is divided into districts, ..."
4. The Government of the District of Columbia: A Study in Federal and Municipal by Walter Fairleigh Dodd (1909)
"Constitutional Status of the federal district.—It will be of value to discuss briefly the position of the District of Columbia with reference to the ..."
5. The Science of Jurisprudence: A Treatise in which the Growth of Positive Law by Hannis Taylor (1908)
"In use in federal district of Mexico. citizen against unlawful encroachments on either his person or property.1 Mexican lawyers have manifested but little ..."
6. A Treatise on the Law and Procedure of Receivers: With Forms; Being a by Henry Gabriel Tardy, John Wilson Smith (1920)
"... courts and the courts of another state, or even a federal district court sitting in another state. But assuming that the federal District Court of the ..."