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Definition of "gerrymander" []

  • To divide (a geographic area) into voting districts so as to give unfair advantage to one party in elections. (verb-transitive)
  • The act, process, or an instance of gerrymandering. (noun)
  • A district or configuration of districts differing widely in size or population because of gerrymandering. (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 "gerrymander" in a sentence
  • "The term gerrymander comes from a political cartoon."
  • "Of course, the term "gerrymander" itself is a nickname for a"
  • "When someone leaves, the apartment goes market. if you think that anything is done in NJ, especially hudson county, that does NOT involve keeping the welfare machine firmly controlled by the party currently in charge does the term gerrymander mean anything to you? if you think that anything is done in NJ, especially hudson county, that does NOT involve keeping the welfare machine firmly controlled by the party currently in charge, then you are much more stupid than i give you credit. seriously, how f'n stupid are you? how long have you been living in NJ? do you not look around and watch how the taxes are distributed in this state? hoboken is a tiny version of this entire state. you are one big f'n idiot. and you can look up "gerrymander" on google you twit."