culture area

noun

: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1921, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of culture area was in 1921

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“Culture area.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/culture%20area. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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