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Subdivide

subdivide
To divide the parts of (anything) into more parts; to part into smaller divisions; to divide again, as what has already been divided. The progenies of Cham and Japhet swarmed into colonies, and those colonies were subdivided into many others. (Dryden)
Origin: L. Subdividere, sub under – dividere to divide. See Divide.


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