age and area concept

noun
variants: or age and area hypothesis

Definition of age and area concept 

: a principle of the diffusion of culture traits according to which those lying close to or at the center of distribution are considered relatively new and those lying farthest from it relatively old

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First Known Use of age and area concept

1919, in the meaning defined above

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