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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A wide scope; The extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary; A wide and open space or area as of surface or land or sky.

Usage examples (38)
  • Through the tropics there are large areas of land, but they are separated by wide expanses of ocean.
  • The Hebrew term expanse can be used for "something beaten out or spread out like a covering".
  • It's like an awesome machine, so powerful yet limited in expanse -- a map revealing portals, requiring off-road after entry.
  • Conveying the same feel and cloaked in a white expanse is this beautiful abode with chic interiors for those craving for serenity. for more
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