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area rug Syllabification: ar·e·a rug

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of area rug in English:


A rug that covers only a part of a floor in a room.
Example sentences
  • 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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