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  1. tract
    IPA[trakt]
  2. noun

    • 1. an area of indefinite extent, typically a large one:

      large tracts of natural forest
    • 2. an indefinitely large extent of something:

      the vast tracts of time required to account for the deposition of the strata
    • 3. a major passage in the body, large bundle of nerve fibers, or other continuous elongated anatomical structure or region:

      the digestive tract
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: tract, plural noun: tracts

    • noun

      (in the Roman Catholic Church) an anthem of Scriptural verses formerly replacing the alleluia in certain penitential and requiem Masses.
    • noun

      a short treatise in pamphlet form, typically on a religious subject.
    • noun

      an area of land, typically a large one:

      an indefinitely large extent of something:

    • noun

      (in the Roman Catholic Church) an anthem of Scriptural verses formerly replacing the alleluia in certain penitential and requiem Masses.
    • noun

      a short treatise in pamphlet form, typically on a religious subject.
    • noun

      a type of housing development featuring houses that are all of a similar appearance or design.
    • noun

      the passage formed by the mouth, nose, throat, and lungs, through which air passes during breathing:
    • noun

      a house forming part of a tract housing development.
    • noun

      the pathway between the optic chiasma and the brain.
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