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catchment area

noun

Simple Definition of catchment area

  • : the area from which water flows into a river, stream, etc.

  • : the area that a school, hospital, etc., provides a service to

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of catchment area

  1. 1 :  an area that serves to catch water

  2. 2 :  the geographical area served by an institution

1885

First Known Use of catchment area

1885


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catchment area

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noun catch·ment area \ˈkach-mənt-\

Medical Definition of catchment area

  1. :  the geographical area served by an institution




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