AskDefine | Define expanse

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1 a wide scope; "the sweep of the plains" [syn: sweep]
2 the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary; "the area of a rectangle"; "it was about 500 square feet in area" [syn: area, surface area]
3 a wide and open space or area as of surface or land or sky

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From expandere.


  1. A wide stretch, usually of sea, sky, or land.
  2. An amount of spread or stretch.

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