Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To divide again into districts, especially to give new boundaries to administrative or election districts.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To divide or apportion again, as a State, into districts or other electoral units.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To divide into new districts.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To adjust the borders of districts of a state or other governmental or administrative entity.
  • verb US, politics To redraw the borders of the districts represented by legislators or other elected officeholders in accord with changes in population as shown in the decennial census.

Etymologies

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re- +‎ district

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