geographical area

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Noun1.geographical area - a demarcated area of the Earthgeographical 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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Summary: Faridabad (Haryana) [India], June 28 (ANI): Giving major relief to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) units of Industrial Area Faridabad, Chief Minister Manohar Lal on Friday made several announcements including regularisation of MSME units developed in more than 70 per cent geographical area of the non-conforming area.
IANS Ahmedabad Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged police forces to be vigilant in countering the "dark forces of radicalisation" and cautioned them against divisive elements exploiting caste fault lines, saying terrorism had been limited to a small geographical area due to effort of police forces.
This is due to the state's plan to provide services to citizens and residents in the geographical area in which they reside.
HML Hawksworth Ltd., the subsidiary of HML, covering the geographical area of central London and Essex has purchased the entire share capital of H/W for GBP 364,000 (USD 527,699).
India has about 6.97 lakh square km of the forestland, which is about 21 per cent of the total geographical area.
The drive, which covered the whole geographical area of the emirate, aimed at mainly checking the Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in sheep, goats and cows.
The right to use the name Basmati vests only with the growers, processors, farmers and traders of Basmati grown in the geographical area.
A geographical area called 'lot' is selected on the basis that it should be contiguous to previously served 'lot' so as to make provision of services easier and cost effective.
The RVPs represent the NEHA members in a geographical area. They also maintain a close relationship with the NEHA affiliates in their geographical area, serve as a liaison between the affiliates in their geographical area and NEHA, and, when possible, attend affiliate functions in order to promote NEHA and maintain contact with NEHA members within the affiliates.
This RF congestion has reached the point where some strategic and tactical operations, such as use of unmanned aerial systems, must be scheduled to avoid frequency fratricide with other UAVs and other RF equipment operating within the same geographical area.

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