Synonyms of 'precinct'
areaDictionary, quarter, section
a pedestrian precinct
the large number of community groups in the area
He wandered through the Chinese quarter.
Kolonarai is a lovely residential section of Athens.
Officers were going to retake sectors of the city.
I drove around the business district.
The area has been declared a disaster zone.
districtDictionary, limits, region
No-one carrying arms is allowed within the precincts of the temple.
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The environs of a place consist of the area immediately surrounding it.
From the hill we had a fine view of the village and its environs.
Thesaurus for precinct from the Collins English Thesaurus
A shopping precinct is an area in the centre of a town in which cars are not allowed .