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Overview of noun area

The noun area has 6 senses? (first 6 from tagged texts)
1. (146) area, country

(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"; "Bible country")

2. (27) area

(a subject of study; "it was his area of specialization"; "areas of interest include...")

3. (20) area, region

(a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve; "in the abdominal region")

4. (9) sphere, domain, area, orbit, field, arena

(a particular environment or walk of life; "his social sphere is limited"; "it was a closed area of employment"; "he's out of my orbit")

5. (8) area

(a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function; "the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants")

6. (5) area, expanse, surface area

(the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary; "the area of a rectangle"; "it was about 500 square feet in area") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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