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 Meanings and Examples of AREA
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area
 n.  a region or part of a town, a country, or the world
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Canary Wharf towers above the Dockland area of London.
2  A child's access to schooling varies greatly from area to area.
3  The city annexed the area across the river.
4  The government has threatened to take military action if the rebels do not withdraw from the area.
5  Terrorist activity in the area has frightened most tourists away.
6  But the same kind of eclipse did not affect that other great area devoted to reconstructing the history of life: paleontology.
7  The town was declared a disaster area after the floods.
8  The issues raised in the report relate directly to Age Concern's ongoing work in this area.
9  The agreement called for the phasing out of troops in the area.
10  The United States is sending a naval task force to the area to evacuate American citizens.
11  American warships have been dispatched to the area.
12  The money was distributed among schools in the area.
13  The town has been designated a development area.
14  Residents are complaining because traffic in the area has increased.
15  The area is of great botanical interest.
Classic Sentence: (33 in 3 pages)
1  He had been one of the winners in the land lottery conducted by the State to divide up the vast area in middle Georgia, ceded by the Indians the year before Gerald came to America.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  The area before the house was paved with clam-shells.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15. Chowder.
3  They came to a residence district, and he sprang up a lamppost and blew out the light, and then the two dodged into the shelter of an area step and hid in silence.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 25
4  It was not long, however, before the restless savages were heard beating the brush, and gradually approaching the inner edge of that dense border of young chestnuts which encircled the little area.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13
5  Curbing his impatience, he again looked out upon the area, and awaited the result in silence.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13
6  Then, advancing with a slow and noiseless step up the area, he placed himself immediately before the footstool of the sage.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 30
7  But sad and melancholy as this group may easily be imagined, it was far less touching than another, that occupied the opposite space of the same area.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33
8  On every side of the circular area were little tribunes, or stations, for the use of speakers and auctioneers.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
9  Two of these, on opposite sides of the area, were now occupied by brilliant and talented gentlemen, enthusiastically forcing up, in English and French commingled, the bids of connoisseurs in their various wares.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
10  The wounds of the face was superficial; the real injury was a depressed fracture of the skull, extending right up through the motor area.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
11  The whole motor area seems affected.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
12  Amid the crash and glitter of the falling glass, he tumbled into the flagged area below.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
13  They talked for a few moments and then the young woman went down the steps into the area of a house.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In TWO GALLANTS
14  Mr. Fogarty, sitting on a small area of the chair, was specially interested.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In GRACE
15  It was slushy underfoot; and only streaks and patches of snow lay on the roofs, on the parapets of the quay and on the area railings.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In THE DEAD