subdivision

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From sub- +‎ division

Noun[edit]

subdivision (countable and uncountable, plural subdivisions)

  1. (countable, uncountable) a division into smaller pieces of something that has already been divided; to separate something
    Subdivide the sentence into pieces and understand it a bit at a time.
  2. (countable) such a piece that has been divided
    Work on one subdivision at a time.
  3. (countable) a parcel of land that has been divided into lots
  4. (countable) a group of houses created by the same builder or in the same general area
    They're putting in a new subdivision out past Black Ranch Road.

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