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    area

    area - Dictionary definition and meaning for word area

    Definition
    (noun) a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)
    Synonyms : country
    Example Sentence
    • it was a mountainous area
    • Bible country
    Definition
    (noun) a subject of study
    Example Sentence
    • it was his area of specialization
    • areas of interest include...
    Definition
    (noun) a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve
    Synonyms : region
    Example Sentence
    • in the abdominal region
    Definition
    (noun) a particular environment or walk of life
    Synonyms : arena , domain , field , orbit , sphere
    Example Sentence
    • his social sphere is limited
    • it was a closed area of employment
    • he's out of my orbit
    Definition
    (noun) a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function
    Example Sentence
    • the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants
    Definition
    (noun) the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary
    Synonyms : expanse , surface area
    Example Sentence
    • the area of a rectangle
    • it was about 500 square feet in area
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