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ar·e·a

area

 
 
pronunciation:
eI ri
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a place or region.
They have never visited that area of the country.
 
synonyms:
place, region
similar words:
belt, district, expanse, locality, quarter, section, sphere, spot, territory, zone
definition 2: a field of study.
The doctor's area of medicine is heart disease.
synonyms:
domain, field, province, sphere, subject
similar words:
arena, orbit, study
definition 3: the amount of surface within a certain space.
The area of the room is two hundred square feet.
similar words:
expanse, region, surface
derivation: areal (adj.)