Areas

Areas may refer to

  • Area, an expression of two-dimensional space
  • Areas, a genus of moth

Other articles related to "areas, area":

Hair - Social Role
... It can grow on most external areas of the human body, except on the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet (among other areas) ... on most people in a small number of areas, which are also the ones that are most commonly trimmed, plucked, or shaved ...
Dari (Persian Dialect) - Geographical Distribution
... Moreover, many Pashtuns living in Tajik and Hazara concentrated areas also use Dari as a first language ... in the northern, western and central areas of Afghanistan, and is the common language spoken in cities such as Mazar-i-Sharif, Herat, Fayzabad, Panjshir, Bamiyan, and the Afghan capital of ...
Våler, Hedmark - History - Finnish Immigration
... Gustav Vasa to settle in the unpopulated areas of Värmland and Solør, along the border between Norway and Sweden ... At that time the forests far from the settled areas were of little value, and therefore immigrants could settle in large numbers without coming into conflict with the locals ... he wanted to increase the taxable income from the scarcely populated areas of western Sweden ...
Burma - Geography - Wildlife
... in lower Burma, cover over 49% of the country, including areas of acacia, bamboo, ironwood and michelia champaca ... varieties of tropical fruits and once had large areas of mangroves although much of the protective mangroves have disappeared ... For a list of protected areas, see List of protected areas of Burma ...
Redlining
... access to jobs to residents in particular, often racially determined, areas ... of marking a red line on a map to delineate the area where banks would not invest later the term was applied to discrimination against a particular group ... During the heyday of redlining, the areas most frequently discriminated against were black inner city neighborhoods ...

Famous quotes containing the word areas:

    ... two great areas of deafness existed in the South: White Southerners had no ears to hear that which threatened their Dream. And colored Southerners had none to hear that which could reduce their anger.
    Sarah Patton Boyle, U.S. civil rights activist and author. The Desegregated Heart, part 1, ch. 16 (1962)

    Adults understandably assume that the level of verbal proficiency a five-year-old displays represents his level of proficiency in all areas of functioning—if he talks like an adult, he must think and feel like one. However, five-year-olds,... belie the promise of adult-like behavior with their child-like, impulsive actions.
    Dorothy H. Cohen (20th century)

    The point is, that the function of the novel seems to be changing; it has become an outpost of journalism; we read novels for information about areas of life we don’t know—Nigeria, South Africa, the American army, a coal-mining village, coteries in Chelsea, etc. We read to find out what is going on. One novel in five hundred or a thousand has the quality a novel should have to make it a novel—the quality of philosophy.
    Doris Lessing (b. 1919)