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terrain

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1 a region of activity, knowledge, or influence
  • we're moving into unfamiliar terrain if we bring pre-Columbian art into our discussion

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2 the physical features of a region as a whole
  • an analysis of the terrain revealed that an invasion force of paratroopers would have their work cut out for them

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3 the circumstances, conditions, or objects by which one is surrounded
  • a new senator getting lost in the foggy terrain of double-dealing and deception

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The first known use of terrain was in 1766

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“Terrain.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/terrain. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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