Definitions of area:
  • noun:   a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function
    Example: "The spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants"
  • noun:   the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary
    Example: "The area of a rectangle"
  • noun:   a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve
  • noun:   a subject of study
    Example: "It was his area of specialization"
  • noun:   a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)
    Example: "It was a mountainous area"
  • noun:   a particular environment or walk of life
    Example: "It was a closed area of employment"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #65979)

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