subarea

noun
sub·​ar·​ea | \ ˌsəb-ˈer-ē-ə , -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

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1849, in the meaning defined above

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