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1. (n.) 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.

2. (n.) A district within certain boundaries; a minor territorial or jurisdictional division; as, an election precinct; a school precinct.

3. (n.) A parish or prescribed territory attached to a church, and taxed for its support.

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