from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A territorial area over which political or economic influence is wielded by one nation.
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- n. The area (literal or figurative) influenced by a country, person, etc.
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- n. the geographical area in which one nation is very influential
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