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Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Subdivision'

Subdivision Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    subdivision n
  1. an area composed of subdivided lots
  2. the act of subdividing; division of something previously divided
  3. an administrative division of some larger or more complex organization; "a branch of Congress" [syn: branch, arm]
  4. 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" [syn: section]
  5. a section of a section; a part of a part; i.e., a part of something already divided [syn: subsection]
Subdivision Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Subdivision \Sub`di*vi"sion\, n. [L. subdivisio: cf. F. subdivision.]
  1. The act of subdividing, or separating a part into smaller parts.
  2. A part of a thing made by subdividing. In the decimal table, the subdivision of the cubit, as span, palm, and digit, are deduced from the shorter cubit. --Arbuthnot.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Subdivision'

  • Subdivision: Subdivision may refer to: Country subdivision Subdivision (land), a term for an urban or suburban area, especially if recently parceled up ...
  • Country subdivision: A country subdivision is a part of a country 's territory. As such it can, apart from land-based territory also include territorial waters ...
  • Subdivision (land): Subdivision is the act of dividing land into pieces that are easier to sell or otherwise develop , usually via a plat . States as a subdivision. ...

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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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Subdivision Sample Sentences in News

  • Living the life at Camella Cerritos
    CAMELLA Cerritos, a Mediterranean-style subdivision of masterplan developer Camella Davao, is now home to hundreds of homeowners enjoying rich and vibrant living within this thriving community that shows no sign of slowing down. Read more on this news related to 'Subdivision'
  • Hoffman Estates sees plan for 135 homes
    The largest new residential subdivision Hoffman Estates has seen in several years already is raising concerns from village leaders and neighboring residents. Naperville-based M/I Homes has a plan for 59 single-family homes and 76 rowhouse units at the northwest corner of Algonquin and Ela roads. Read more on this news related to 'Subdivision'
  • Residents upset after discovering homes were built above city’s old landfill
    MESQUITE, Nevada – Homeowners in the Highland Hills subdivision say their homes are being torn apart, and it’s because they... Read more on this news related to 'Subdivision'

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