Definitions from The Online Plain Text English Dictionary:
(n.) A spot or small marked space; as, the germinative area.
(n.) An extent of surface; a tract of the earth's surface; a region; as, vast uncultivated areas.
(n.) Any plane surface, as of the floor of a room or church, or of the ground within an inclosure; an open space in a building.
(n.) Extent; scope; range; as, a wide area of thought.
(n.) The inclosed space on which a building stands.
(n.) The sunken space or court, giving ingress and affording light to the basement of a building.
(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.
OPTED is a public domain English word list dictionary, based on the public domain portion of "The Project Gutenberg Etext of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary" which is in turn based on the 1913 US Webster's Unabridged Dictionary. (See Project Gutenburg.)
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