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  • n. Plural form of subdistrict.


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  • Beaujolais can be rather simple in its most basic incarnation but some wines, especially those from the Beaujolais crus the nine prestigious subdistricts, can be surprisingly complex, even Burgundy-like.

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  • Each of the 13 subdistricts of Chak had its own Taliban commander and a sort of parallel government, Mr. Wafi told the colonel.

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  • But if Mary Margaret Haugen's SB 6772 goes into effect, Sound Transit's effective federated board will be gutted and replaced with a new group of politicians who will be elected from a set of newly drawn subdistricts.

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  • To simplify things as much as possible: there are 11 major wine-producing zones in Germany, and within these zones there are subdistricts, the most general of which are called Bereich.

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  • But if this were the case, nowhere in her main text or in the methodological appendices (V and VI) did Mrs. Peters bother to explain to her readers how she managed to break down the Ottoman or Cuinet's figures into smaller units than subdistricts.

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  • One could argue that the actual area defined by Mrs. Peters as "the Jewish-settled areas" is smaller than the total area covered by the seven subdistricts listed above, and the map published on page 246 of her book indicates such a possibility.

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  • As far as I know no figures for the units smaller than subdistricts (Nahia; the parallel of the French commune), covering the area of Ottoman Palestine, were ever published.

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  • But one does find such a characterization of Ottoman subdistricts in the work by Vital Cuinet mentioned in Mr. Sanders's letter.

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  • It is impossible to ascertain from the figures he cites which of the Ottoman subdistricts of Palestine correspond to what Mrs. Peters defined as "the Jewish-settled areas" of Palestine.

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  • Consequently, we now know precisely what Peters defines as "the Jewish-settled areas"; she is evidently referring to the seven Ottoman subdistricts mentioned by Cuinet.

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