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area

(Province), noun area, arena, bounds, confines, demesne, domain, expanse, field, jurisdiction, limits, orbit, place, premises, purview, range, realm, region, scope, sphere, territory, vicinage, vicinity, zone
Associated concepts: area variance, specific areas of the law

area

(Surface), noun amount of surface, dimensions, expanse, expansion, extent of surface, measured size, measurements, plane surface, proportions, real size, true dimensions
See also: bailiwick, caliber, capacity, circuit, department, dimension, district, division, extent, locality, location, measurement, parcel, part, place, province, purview, range, realm, region, scope, section, space, sphere, territory, vicinity, zone

AREA. An enclosed yard or opening in a house; an open place adjoining to a house. 1 Chit. Pr. 176.

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Finally, to obtain further information regarding Spanish university students' opinions on the importance that, according to them, is paid to each language area within their university modules and pre-university studies, the interviewees were afterwards asked to rate the general importance given to each language area according to the following four-option scale: a) no attention is paid to X; b) little attention is paid to X; c) quite a lot of attention is paid to X; or, d) too much attention is paid to X.
Ngurungaeta 'were men of distinguished achievement; certain of them were so eminent that their wishes were obeyed by all clans' within a language area, 'and their religious authority was acknowledged far beyond the region' (Barwick 1984:107-8).
Richard Boeckh in his book "German Population Census and Language Area in European Countries" using the official data about the population census in Prussia in 1861 created colourful ethnic map, called "Language Map of the State of Prussia".
Several of the isoglosses in Virumaa are in fact the borders of old Finnic sound- and inflectional changes which divide the whole Finnic language area.
Using one Aboriginal language area, Djabwurrung, as an example, this paper has shown the value of clan name research to toponymic studies.
The old diphthongs are a salient dialect feature that is characteristic of dialects spoken in remote parts of the Swedish language area, and diphthongal realizations (or secondary diphthongs) of the long vowel phonemes are, in Finland, confined to the dialects of a small area north and south of Kristinestad.
He is the current Coordinator of Academic Activities at CILE, Coordinator of the Writing in a Foreign Language Area, Coordinator of the Master's Program, and Director-Editor of ENTRE LENGUAS.
It has a wide international circulation among university libraries and contains articles and reviews contributed for the most part by scholars working in the literature and language area in Australasian, Southern African, European and North American institutions.
The language area offers instructional and reference material for people studying English as a second language or improving literacy as well as the library's collection of foreign language titles.
This preference for local dialects is in keeping with the Swiss attachment to their municipality, canton, or language area, said Durmuller.
The only English contribution, by Mauro Tosco, is a comprehensive study of case marking in the Ethiopian language area, following the lead of Murray B.
Secondly, Barnard builds comparative structuralist arguments around the assumption that there is such an entity as a Khoisan cultural system, which coincides with the Khoisan language area.

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