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    Area - (n.) 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.
    Area - (n.) The inclosed space on which a building stands.
    Area - (n.) The sunken space or court, giving ingress and affording light to the basement of a building.
    Area - (n.) An extent of surface; a tract of the earth's surface; a region; as, vast uncultivated areas.
    Area - (n.) The superficial contents of any figure; the surface included within any given lines; superficial extent; as, the area of a square or a triangle.
    Area - (n.) A spot or small marked space; as, the germinative area.
    Area - (n.) Extent; scope; range; as, a wide area of thought.
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    Definition: Similar or Containing
    Areas - (pl. ) of Area
    Aread - (v. t.) Alt. of Areed
    Areal - (a.) Of or pertaining to an area; as, areal interstices (the areas or spaces inclosed by the reticulate vessels of leaves).
    Arear - (v. t. & i.) To raise; to set up; to stir up.
    Arear - (adv.) Backward; in or to the rear; behindhand.
    Briarean - (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, Briareus, a giant fabled to have a hundred hands; hence, hundred-handed or many-handed.
    Caesarean - (a.) Alt. of Caesarian
    Cancellarean - (a.) Cancellarean.
    Cesarean - (a.) Alt. of Cesarian
    Nectareal - (a.) Nectareous.
    Nectareal - (a.) Of or pertaining to a nectary.
    Nectarean - (a.) Resembling nectar; very sweet and pleasant.
    Shakespearean - (a.) Of, pertaining to, or in the style of, Shakespeare or his works.
    Subtartarean - (a.) Being or living under Tartarus; infernal.
    Tartarean - (a.) Alt. of Tartareous
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Area - n. 1 extent or measure of a surface (over a large area). 2 region (southern area). 3 space for a specific purpose (dining area). 4 scope or range. 5 space in front of the basement of a building. [latin, = vacant space]
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    Catchment area - n. 1 area served by a school, hospital, etc. 2 area from which rainfall flows into a river etc.
    Cesarean - (brit. Caesarean) adj. (of birth) effected by caesarean section. n. Caesarean section. [from *caesar: julius caesar was supposedly born this way]
    Depressed area - n. Area of economic depression.
    Development area - n. Area where new industries are encouraged by the state.
    Distressed area - n. Region of high unemployment and poverty.
    Grey area - n. Situation or topic not clearly defined.
    Penalty area - n. Football ground in front of the goal in which a foul by defenders involves the award of a penalty kick.
    Service area - n. Area beside a major road providing petrol, refreshments, toilet facilities, etc.

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