culture area

noun

Definition of culture area

: a contiguous geographic area comprising a number of societies that possess the same or similar traits or that share a dominant cultural orientation the cattle complex serves to delimit the East African culture area

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First Known Use of culture area

1921, in the meaning defined above

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“Culture area.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/culture%20area. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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