A measure of the extent of a surface; it is measured in square units. (noun)
A particular geographic region. (noun)
Any particular extent of surface, especially an empty or unused extent. (noun)
Figuratively, any extent, scope or range of an object or concept. (noun)
An open space, below ground level, between the front of a house and the pavement. (noun)
penalty box; penalty area (noun)
Examples of word area
D. C.-area drivers put up with a lot: Jam-packed roads, distracted drivers and bottlenecked highways, but cars swerving into oncoming traffic just to shave a few seconds off the morning commute is a bit much for some in Arlington - even by area standards.
D. C.-area residents know how smart they are (a recent Brookings Institution report noted that area residents are the best educated in the country).
L. A.-area residents can determine if their home is within Sezmi's service coverage area at the startup's Web site.
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We also went to the Baltimore area to avoid D. C.-area coin dealers, most of whom I have met before.