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Noun: expanse  ik'span(t)s or ek'span(t)s
  1. A wide scope
    "the expanse of the plains";
    - sweep
  2. The extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary
    "the expanse of a rectangle";
    - area, surface area
  3. A wide and open space or area as of surface or land or sky

Derived forms: expanses

Type of: ambit, compass, extent, orbit, range, reach, scope, space

Encyclopedia: Expanse, Saskatchewan