geographic area


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Noun1.geographic area - a demarcated area of the Earthgeographic area - a demarcated area of the Earth  
territory, soil - the geographical area under the jurisdiction of a sovereign state; "American troops were stationed on Japanese soil"
dependency, colony - a geographical area politically controlled by a distant country
semidesert - a region much like a desert but usually located between a desert and the surrounding regions
narco-state - an area that has been taken over and is controlled and corrupted by drug cartels and where law enforcement is effectively nonexistent; "this Mexican town has become a narco-state that ships 100 pounds of cocaine to the United States every day"
place, property - any area set aside for a particular purpose; "who owns this place?"; "the president was concerned about the property across from the White House"
catchment area, catchment basin, drainage area, drainage basin, river basin, watershed, basin - the entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; an area characterized by all runoff being conveyed to the same outlet; "flood control in the Missouri basin"
purlieu, environs - an outer adjacent area of any place
geographical zone, zone - any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude
environs, surround, surroundings, environment - the area in which something exists or lives; "the country--the flat agricultural surround"
dust bowl - a region subject to dust storms; especially the central region of United States subject to dust storms in the 1930s
hemisphere - half of the terrestrial globe
hot spot, hotspot - a place of political unrest and potential violence; "the United States cannot police all of the world's hot spots"
panhandle - a relatively narrow strip of land projecting from some larger area; "Wheeling is located in the northern panhandle of West Virginia"
region - a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth; "penguins inhabit the polar regions"
rural area, country - an area outside of cities and towns; "his poetry celebrated the slower pace of life in the country"
sphere of influence, sphere - the geographical area in which one nation is very influential
field - a geographic region (land or sea) under which something valuable is found; "the diamond fields of South Africa"
settlement - an area where a group of families live together
populated area, urban area - a geographical area constituting a city or town
wild, wilderness - a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition; "it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers"
killing field - (usually plural) an area where many people have died (usually by massacre or genocide during war or violent civil disturbance)
northern Europe - the northernmost countries of Europe
French region - a geographical subdivision of France
Baltic Republic, Baltic State - European countries bordering the Baltic Sea
Colony - one of the 13 British colonies that formed the original states of the United States
Dar al-Islam, House of Islam - areas where Muslims are in the majority
Dar al-harb, House of War - areas where Muslims are in the minority and are persecuted
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Neustar, Inc., serving in its capacity as the FCC's North American Numbering Plan Administrator (NANPA), has announced that an additional area code, 659, has been assigned to overlay the existing 205 area code that serves the western central geographic area of Alabama, the company said.
The Central geographic area covers Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, western Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
The four networks have collectively agreed to a guaranteed PS5 billion investment programme to improve mobile infrastructure by 2017, and guaranteed voice and text coverage from each operator across 90% of the UK geographic area by 2017, halving the areas currently blighted by patchy coverage as a result of partial not-spots.
Members: The Board shall be comprised of one representative from each Section, Division, and Special Interest Group in the geographic area defined in Policy 026--SPE Europe Geographic Area.
Geographic Area Served: Northwest Indiana Services: Outpatient physical therapy, work hardening and conditioning, functional capacity evaluations.
For example, a bookstore might differentiate itself by researching and stocking foreign titles, winning sales locally as well as across a larger geographic area.
Infections with these parasites have been detected in this geographic area since the 1950s in persons who ingested uncooked fish from these lakes and also in animals (11-14).
Homesite can also better understand exposure and concentration in any given geographic area.
The report presents all available data on retail space by geographic area and focuses on the ground floor space on the major retail streets.
But we serve a community, not a geographic area. Our innovation is breaking down traditional physical boundaries.
Findings allow your firm to benchmark its practices and performance against other firms by geographic area, size of firm, compensation levels and profitability.

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