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Noun: subdivision  'súb-di,vi-zhun
  1. An area composed of subdivided lots
  2. The act of subdividing; division of something previously divided
  3. A division of some larger or more complex organization
    "a subdivision of Congress";
    - branch, arm
  4. (music) a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)
    "he always turns first to the business subdivision";
    - section
  5. A section of a section; a part of a part; i.e., a part of something already divided
    - subsection

Derived forms: subdivisions

Type of: division, music, parcel, parcel of land, partition, partitioning, piece of ground, piece of land, piece of writing, section, sectionalisation [Brit], sectionalization, segment, segmentation, tract, writing, written material

Encyclopedia: Subdivision