Meaning of expanse

ex•panse

Pronunciation: (ik-spans'), [key]
— n.
  1. an uninterrupted space or area; a wide extent of anything: an expanse of water.
  2. something that is spread out, esp. over a relatively large area: that great expanse, the sky.
  3. expansion; extension: the wide expanse of scientific knowledge.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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