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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

n. The altering of the boundaries of a legislative district in order to reflect shifts in population distribution.
See also gerrymandering.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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  • Reapportionment Act of 1929 — The Reapportionment Act of 1929 (ch. 28, USStat|46|21, usc|2|2a, enacted 1929 06 18) was a combined census and reapportionment bill passed by the United States Congress which established a permanent method for apportioning a constant 435 seats in …   Wikipedia

  • reapportionment — noun see reapportion …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • reapportionment — /ree euh pawr sheuhn meuhnt, pohr /, n. 1. the act of redistributing or changing the apportionment of something. 2. the redistribution of representation in a legislative body. [1930 35; REAPPORTION + MENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • reapportionment — noun a) The act of reapportioning; a second or subsequent apportionment. b) Reassignment of representation in a legislature, especially of U.S. House of Representative seats, in accord with changes in the census population determination …   Wiktionary

  • reapportionment — n. redivision, reallocation, redistribution …   English contemporary dictionary

  • reapportionment — re·apportionment …   English syllables

  • reapportionment — re•ap•por•tion•ment [[t]ˌri əˈpɔr ʃən mənt, ˈpoʊr [/t]] n. 1) the act of redistributing or changing the apportionment of something 2) gov the redistribution of representation in a legislative body • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • reapportionment — A realignment or change in legislative districts brought about by changes in population and mandated by the constitutional requirement of equality of representation (i.e. one person, one vote mandate). A new apportionment of seats in the House of …   Black's law dictionary

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