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How to sign: a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)
"it was a mountainous area"; "Bible country";
Similiar / Same: country
Within this category: arena, bed ground, broadcast area, center, corner, corner, disaster area, haunt, hearth, hunting ground, no-go area, no man's land, quadrant, quadrant, rain shadow, staging area, open, free port, anchorage, resort area, block, retreat, safety, danger, scene, section, section, shrubbery, space, tank farm, winner's circle, Bermuda Triangle
How to sign: a particular environment or walk of life
"his social sphere is limited"; "it was a closed area of employment"; "he's out of my orbit";