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

Definition of subarea

: 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

First Known Use of subarea

1849, in the meaning defined above

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“Subarea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subarea. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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