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  • n. Plural form of prefecture.

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Examples

  • Administrative divisions: 14 prefectures (prefectures, singular -- prefecture), 2 economic prefectures* (prefectures economiques, singular -- prefecture economique), and 1 commune**;

    The 1999 CIA Factbook

  • Administrative divisions: 14 prefectures (prefectures, singular - prefecture), 2 economic prefectures* (prefectures economiques, singular - prefecture economique), and 1 commune**;

    The 1996 CIA Factbook

  • Administrative divisions: 14 prefectures (prefectures, singular - prefecture), 2 economic prefectures* (prefectures economiques, singular - prefecture economique), and 1 commune**; Bamingui-Bangoran,

    The 2000 CIA World Factbook

  • Tchaoudjo, Tsevie (Zio), Vogan (Vo) note: the 23 units may now be called prefectures (singular - prefecture) and reported name changes for individual units are included in parentheses

    The 1996 CIA Factbook

  • Tabligbo (Yoto), Tchamba, Nyala, Tchaoudjo, Tsevie (Zio), Vogan (Vo) note: the 23 units may now be called prefectures (prefectures, singular - prefecture) and reported name changes for individual units are included in parentheses

    The 1994 CIA World Factbook

  • To aid in the administration of the government, Constantine laid out the empire into four great divisions, called prefectures (see map), which were subdivided into thirteen dioceses, and these again into one hundred and sixteen provinces.

    General History for Colleges and High Schools

  • Europe 1 was routinely called prefectures to check the official.

    Winds Of Jihad By SheikYerMami

  • In previous years the radio network Europe 1 had systematically called the prefectures to verify the official counts.

    Winds Of Jihad By SheikYerMami

  • While Qing China's census, based on provincial reports, was somewhat problematic, statistics by lower units, such as prefectures, on which Skinner's studies were built, were much more unreliable.

    Between Winds and Clouds: The Making of Yunnan (Second Century BCE to Twentieth Century CE)

  • Recently, Adlens donated 1,000 pairs of Emergensee glasses to local governments in Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures, two of Japan's hardest-hit areas.

    Adlens Sees Future in Adjustable Lens Technology

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