- The state of being a district.
- 1990, P.S. Dutta, Ethnic movements in poly-cultural Assam, page 134:
- Later NC Hill was granted districthood and in 1976, Mikir Hill District was renamed Karbi Anglong District.
- 2012, 21 Jan, Oinam Sunil, "safeguard for Manipur's territorial integrity will be our main plank', The Times of India
- Your government has been accused of going soft on the Naga and Kuki agitators who blocked two national highways for 121 days last year over the Sadar Hills districthood issue.