What is recruitment area?

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Yorkshire Regiment
... The regiment's recruitment area today covers almost all the historic county (the three ridings of the county East Riding of Yorkshire, North Riding of Yorkshire and West ... The recruitment area covers all of the present-day ceremonial counties of North Yorkshire (which extends to the northern border of historic Yorkshire — the River Tees) and East Riding of ... Recruitment however is open to those from outside the formal recruitment area, with the regiment in particular recruiting from North East England and the Commonwealth ...

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    I am aware of the damp souls of housemaids
    Sprouting despondently at area gates.
    —T.S. (Thomas Stearns)