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'area' - used as a noun
1. a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)
it was a mountainous area
2. a particular environment or walk of life
it was a closed area of employment
3. a subject of study
it was his area of specialization
areas of interest include...
4. a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function
the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants
5. a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve
6. the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary
the area of a rectangle
it was about 500 square feet in area
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A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle. - Click here to find out.
Fact of the day
The game of squash originated in the United Kingdom. It came about after a few boys, who were waiting for their turn to play racquets, knocked a ball around in a confined area adjoining the racquets court.