A´re`a   Pronunciation: ā´rė`å; 277
n.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.
The Alban lake . . . looks like the area of some vast amphitheater.
- Addison.
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.(Geom.) 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.(Biol.) A spot or small marked space; as, the germinative area.
7.Extent; scope; range; as, a wide area of thought.
The largest area of human history and man's common nature.
- F. Harrison.
Dry area
See under Dry.
Noun1.Areaarea - 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"
Synonyms: country
2.area - 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"
Synonyms: arena, domain, sphere, orbit, field
3.area - a subject of study; "it was his area of specialization"; "areas of interest include..."
4.area - a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function; "the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants"
5.area - a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve; "in the abdominal region"
Synonyms: region
6.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"

AREA. An enclosed yard or opening in a house; an open place adjoining to a house. 1 Chit. Pr. 176.

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