Meaning of “area” - Learner’s Dictionary

area

noun us uk /ˈeəriə/
Extra Examples
The factory will provide hundreds of new jobs for the area.The whole area is famous for its natural beauty.It's an area about the size of Oxford.A lot of new restaurants have started up in the area.The town covers an area of 10 square miles.
REGION [ C ]

A2 a region of a country or city:

an industrial area
a mountainous area
the London area
PART [ C ]

B1 a part of a building or piece of land used for a particular purpose:

a play/picnic area
SUBJECT [ C ]

B2 a part of a subject or activity:

Software is not really my area of expertise.

(Definition of “area” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)