prefecture

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EtymologyEdit

Latin praefectūra.

NounEdit

prefecture (plural prefectures)

  1. An office, position, or jurisdiction of a prefect; the official residence of that prefect.
  2. A district governed by a prefect (especially in France and Japan)

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Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 05:01