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Section

The distinct and numbered subdivisions in legal codes, statutes, and textbooks. In the law of real property, a parcel of land equal in area to one square mile, or 640 acres.

section

(Division), noun category, class, component, department, detachment, fraction, group, grouping, part, segment, separate part, subdivision, subgroup

section

(Vicinity), noun area, block, clime, demesne, environs, field, locale, locality, location, locus, milieu, neighborhood, parcel of land, part, plot, plot of ground, plot of land, province, purlieus, regio, region, territory, tract, vicinage, vicinitas
Associated concepts: block, plot, and section
See also: article, aspect, chamber, chapter, circuit, clause, component, constituent, cross, decentralization, denomination, department, detail, dichotomize, disjoint, district, divide, division, element, heading, ingredient, installment, interest, locality, location, member, moiety, organ, parcel, part, partition, phase, pigeonhole, place, portion, province, region, segment, separate, share, split, subdivision, subheading, territory, title
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On the banks of the river over the weekend, two police tents and a police van were sectioned off from the road by police tape.
The Haia's attention was drawn to the seating arrangement for the event where women sat in an area sectioned off for men because there was a better view of the presentation.
The clever use of double doors means the entire area works well either as an openplan style living and entertaining space or can be sectioned off privately as required.
Well, step foot inside this quaint - homey feeling - small sectioned off dining room, and New England is where you step into.
Claxton said the larger office will unite Sustainable Connections into one large office that can be sectioned off for different departments.
The murderer, 61, was pounced on by a sex offender in an area sectioned off for the most hated inmates.
The restaurant is sectioned off from the bar by a curtain and boasts freshly-laid tables, with white table clothes and leather armchairs.
Alongside the large main bar area, the new layout includes two smaller rooms which can be sectioned off for smaller groups.
The worker at the start of the conveyor should place castings on the belt at regular intervals; it helps to have it sectioned off with white stripes approximately 18-in.
First, Ontario's community territory is not sectioned off like it is in Quebec and second, "there (are) a lot of treaties out there that are still outstanding.
None of the punters would remain in their seats - that's why staff sectioned off an area to try calm things down.