1. (n.) Any plane surface, as of the floor of a room or church, or of the ground within an enclosure; an open space in a building.

2. (n.) The enclosed space on which a building stands.

3. (n.) The sunken space or court, giving ingress and affording light to the basement of a building.

4. (n.) An extent of surface; a tract of the earth's surface; a region; as, vast uncultivated areas.

5. (n.) The superficial contents of any figure; the surface included within any given lines; superficial extent; as, the area of a square or a triangle.

6. (n.) A spot or small marked space; as, the germinative area.

7. (n.) Extent; scope; range; as, a wide area of thought.

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