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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To divide (a territorial unit) into election districts in an unnatural and unfair way with the purpose of giving one political party an electoral majority in a large number of districts while concentrating the voting strength of the opposition in as few d

Usage examples (37)
  • The problem with gerrymandering is not the general election.
  • So gerrymandering is ok when one side does it, but not the other?
  • That's why gerrymandering is more important then anything you believe.
  • Yeah … gerrymandering is illegal, and all, but its kinda hard to enforce. for more
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