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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.