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  • A part, portion, or subdivision.
  • A distinct course of life, action, study, or the like; appointed sphere or walk; province.
         *Superior to Pope in Pope's own peculiar department of literature. Macaulay.
  • Subdivision of business or official duty; especially, one of the principal divisions of executive government; as, the treasury department; the war department; also, in a university, one of the divisions of instructions; as, the medical department; the department of physics.
  • A territorial division; a district; esp., in France, one of the districts composed of several arrondissements into which the country is divided for governmental purposes; as, the Department of the Loire.
  • A military subdivision of a country; as, the Department of the Potomac.
  • (Obsolete) Act of departing; departure.
         *Sudden departments from one extreme to another. Wotton.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



De*part"ment (?), n. [F. département, fr. départir. See Depart, v. i.] 1. Act of departing; departure. [Obs.]

Sudden departments from one extreme to another.
Wotton.

2. A part, portion, or subdivision.

3. A distinct course of life, action, study, or the like; appointed sphere or walk; province.

Superior to Pope in Pope's own peculiar department of literature.
Macaulay.

4. Subdivision of business or official duty; especially, one of the principal divisions of executive government; as, the treasury department; the war department; also, in a university, one of the divisions of instruction; as, the medical department; the department of physics.

5. A territorial division; a district; esp., in France, one of the districts composed of several arrondissements into which the country is divided for governmental purposes; as, the Department of the Loire.

6. A military subdivision of a country; as, the Department of the Potomac.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



Department, a territorial division in France instituted in 1790, under which the old division into provinces was broken up; each department, of which there are now 87, is broken up into arrondissements.
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