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Definition of "district attorney" []

  • The prosecuting officer of a judicial district. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "district attorney" in a sentence
  • "The assistant district attorney arrived as the police commander and I pulled up in front of the sixty-four-unit apartment building."
  • "I had to explain to the district attorney that Carolyn Otto had given Gram an oleander as a gift upon her return from Morocco."
  • "Aaron Dennis looked as if he were in utter ecstasy as the attractive assistant district attorney grinned slowly while tenderly rubbing his hairy chest."