/ˈsʌbsɛkʃən/ (say 'subsekshuhn)

1. a part or division of a section.
2. one of eight exogamous kinship groups within some Aboriginal tribes having a kinship system with sections; equivalent to half a section. Compare moiety (def. 3), section (def. 12).

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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