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Main Entry: ar·ea
Pronunciation: ar--, er-
Etymology: from Latin "open space, threshing floor" --related to AERIE 1: a particular piece of ground or extent of space often set aside for special use <a picnic area> <a waiting area> 2: the surface inside a figure or shape; especially: the number of unit squares equal to the amount of space the surface covers <a circle with an area of 500 square meters> 3: REGION 2a <a farming area> 4: a field of activity or study 5: a part of the brain having a particular function (as vision or hearing)