Entry from US English dictionary
A rug that covers only a part of a floor in a room.
- There's no sense in getting an area rug to cover it all up, though.
- His mom laughed softly, sitting next to her son on the area rug that covered part of the smooth stone floor.
- Treat your feet and soften cold, hard kitchen floors with a stylish area rug.
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Syllabification: ar·e·a rug
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