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Definition of Area


  1. Any plane surface, as of the floor of a room or church, or of the ground within an inclosure; an open space in a building.
  2. The inclosed space on which a building stands.
  3. The sunken space or court, giving ingress and affording light to the basement of a building.
  4. An extent of surface; a tract of the earth's surface; a region; as, vast uncultivated areas.
  5. The superficial contents of any figure; the surface included within any given lines; superficial extent; as, the area of a square or a triangle.
  6. A spot or small marked space; as, the germinative area.
  7. Extent; scope; range; as, a wide area of thought.


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Area Translations

area in Afrikaans is gebied, oppervlakte
area in Dutch is oppervlakte, areaal, gebied
area in Spanish is paraje, sobrefaz, plana, recinto