area  

  • Pronunciation Video of area

  • Pronunciation of area: EH1 R IY0 AH0 ('ɜriə)

  • Number of syllables of area: 3

  • Definition of area

    • (n): a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function; "the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants"  
    • (n): the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary; "the area of a rectangle"; "it was about 500 square feet in area"  
    • (n): a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve; "in the abdominal region"  
    • (n): a subject of study; "it was his area of specialization"; "areas of interest include..."  
    • (n): 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"  
    • (n): 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"  
  • Examples of area

    • The Bill will subsume conservation area consent into the town and country planning system.  
    • The community was named for the proliferation of strawberry farms in the area.  
    • A small area of the country remained unoccupied by the Germans.  
    • The community is in the area of the Raft River Mountains.  
    • The area leads the country in production of milk.  
    • This site was near the area earmarked for the Indian community.  
    • The area is today one of the most culturally diverse in the country.  
    • Gulbahar is a green lush area with the best mulberry in the country.  
    • The Conejo Valley area is one of the most affluent areas in the country.  
    • The area of the country with the heaviest precipitation is the Kopet Dag Range.  

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