A district defined for administrative purposes(noun)
WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.
Use "territorial division" in a sentence
"The territorial division was primarily into four wards3"
"Prior to 1908, when a new civil territorial division was adopted, the limits of the archdiocese were conterminous with the former Department of Antioquia (from native words meaning the "hill or mountain of gold") which lay in the basins of the Magdalena,"