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Federal District

Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a district set apart as the seat of government of a federation

Etymologies

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Examples

  • That venerable edifice had gone to ruin when Congress decamped first for Philadelphia, then for its present home on the drained swamp they called the Federal District.

    City of Glory

  • That venerable edifice had gone to ruin when Congress decamped first for Philadelphia, then for its present home on the drained swamp they called the Federal District.

    City of Glory

  • The capital and the Federal District, which is that containing the city and its suburban towns, are administered by _Ayuntamientos_, or

    Mexico Its Ancient and Modern Civilisation, History, Political Conditions, Topography, Natural Resources, Industries and General Development

  • In its strictest sense, and this is really not used much, Mexico implies the City of Mexico, the Federal District, which is the nation’s capital.

    The Other United States

  • Since her miraculous appearance before an indigenous peasant in 1531, the Empress of Mexico, as Guadalupe is sometimes known, has drawn pilgrims to a holy hill in the north of the Federal District, and so we are going.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • Within the Federal District known as the D.F., for Distrito Federal, one in three residents is between the ages of fifteen and twenty-nine.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • Reyes grew up in the slums that rose unchecked around the vast garbage dump in Santa Fe, a long canyon-dotted region on the west side of the Federal District.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • Reyes grew up in the slums that rose unchecked around the vast garbage dump in Santa Fe, a long canyon-dotted region on the west side of the Federal District.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • Nearly 9 million people live in the Federal District and some 14 million live in the state of Mexico, but not all commute to or interact with the city core.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • An estimated two hundred thousand people overwhelmed the woodsy resort area in the state of México, west of the Federal District, where the concert was held.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

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