A large, usually continuous segment of a surface or space:
The science of drawing on maps and charts or otherwise representing surface features
An area for which a person is responsible as a representative or agent:
The office or district of a bailiff.
(Linguistics) a speech sound which behaves as a single segment, but which makes an internal transition from one quality, place, or manner to another.
The inhabitants of a rural region.
(Computer Science) A group of networked computers that share a common communications address.
The general set of conditions or circumstances:
(Chiefly West) A housing development
(Informal) A neighborhood area regarded by a street gang as its own territory to be defended against other gangs
A building containing such an area
A planar region bounded by a circle.
Subdivision of business or official duty; especially, one of the principal divisions of executive government; as, the treasury department; the war department; also, in a university, one of the divisions of instructions; as, the medical department; the department of physics.
(TV) The area viewed by the camera
The path taken by an artificial satellite or spacecraft around a celestial body
(Ecology) An area of land, less extensive than a region, having a characteristic plant and animal population.
A community or territory over which a sovereign rules; a kingdom.
A part of a play, film, story, etc. that constitutes a unit of development or action, as a passage between certain characters
Any of the various courses of study in a school or college; branch of learning
A state of existence:
An amount of game taken or legally permitted to be taken.
Any region; part of a country, city, etc.
An area or expanse outside cities and towns; a rural area:
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