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English definition of “area”

area

noun [C] (PLACE)   /ˈeər·i·ə/
a part of the earth’s surface of land and water, or a particular part of a country, city, town, etc.: an industrial/suburban/mountainous area An area is also a particular part of anything that takes space: This area of the brain is called the cerebral cortex.
(Definition of area noun (PLACE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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