\ɹɪklɐmˈe͡ɪʃən dˈɪstɹɪkt], \ɹɪklɐmˈeɪʃən dˈɪstɹɪkt], \ɹ_ɪ_k_l_ɐ_m_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n d_ˈɪ_s_t_ɹ_ɪ_k_t]\
Definitions of RECLAMATION DISTRICT
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A subdivision of a state created by legislative authority, for the purpose of reclaiming swamp, marshy, or desert lands within its boundaries and rendering them fit for habitation or cultivation, generally with funds raised by local taxation or the issue of bonds, and sometimes with authority to make rules or ordinances for the regulation of the work In hand.
By Henry Campbell Black
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