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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pre·cinct /ˈpriˌsɪŋ(k)t/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pre·cinct n.
 1. The limit or exterior line encompassing a place; a boundary; a confine; limit of jurisdiction or authority; -- often in the plural; as, the precincts of a state. “The precincts of light.”
 2. A district within certain boundaries; a minor territorial or jurisdictional division; as, an election precinct; a school precinct.
 3. A parish or prescribed territory attached to a church, and taxed for its support. [U.S.]
    The parish, or precinct, shall proceed to a new choice.   --Laws of Massachusetts.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a district of a city or town marked out for administrative