subarea

noun

sub·​ar·​ea ˌsəb-ˈer-ē-ə How to pronounce subarea (audio)
-ˈā-rē-ə
variants or sub-area
plural subareas or sub-areas
: an area within a larger area
Most of the streets there really do have no name; instead, cities and towns are subdivided into areas, subareas and blocks. Robin Birtstone

Word History

First Known Use

1849, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of subarea was in 1849

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Cite this Entry

“Subarea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subarea. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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