Subdivision

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Subdivision Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the act of subdividing; division of something previously divided
  • a section of a section; a part of a part; i.e., a part of something already divided
  • a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical); "he always turns first to the business section"; "the history of this work is discussed in the next section"
  • an administrative division of some larger or more complex organization; "a branch of Congress"
  • an area composed of subdivided lots

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • an area composed of subdivided lots ,
  • the act of subdividing; division of something previously divided ,
  • an administrative division of some larger or more complex organization; "a branch of Congress" ,
  • a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical); "he always turns first to the business section"; "the history of this work is discussed in the next section" ,
  • a section of a section; a part of a part; i.e., a part of something already divided

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Subdivision'


  • Subdivision: Canada (Census subdivision), a term used in Canada Subdivision (country subdivision), a designation for some specific subdivisions Subdivision (meter), a
  • Subdivision (country subdivision): Subdivision is a designation for an administrative country subdivision in India. For details see Subdivisions of India.
  • Subdivision (land): here. It is not to be confused with Housing developments. Subdivision is the act of dividing land into pieces that are easier to sell or otherwise
  • Territory (country subdivision): Territory is a designation for a type of political—geographic country subdivisions, used by various countries in the past and/or currently. Capital territory
  • Markaz (country subdivision): term meaning "center". In the Middle East, it may be used for country subdivisions. Among these are: Markazes of Egypt Markaz in Saudi Arabia, below Governorates
  • Sector (country subdivision): Sector is a name for a country subdivision. It is used for: Sectors of Bucharest Sectors of Guinea-Bissau Sectors of Rwanda Sectors of the Democratic
  • Colonia (country subdivision): Colonia is a country subdivision term. Colonia (Roman) Colonia (Mexico) Colonia (United States) Colony
  • Block (district subdivision): A block is an administrative division of some South Asian countries. In the United States it is a synonym for a city block, which refers to a small part

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* The American temptation is to believe that foreign policy is a subdivision of psychiatry. - Robert Francis Kennedy


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