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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·panse /ɪkˈspæn(t)s/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·panse n.  That which is expanded or spread out; a wide extent of space or body; especially, the arch of the sky. “The green expanse.”
    Lights . . . high in the expanse of heaven.   --Milton.
    The smooth expanse of crystal lakes.   --Pope.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·panse, v. t. To expand. [Obs.]
    That lies expansed unto the eyes of all.   --Sir. T. Browne.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a wide scope; "the sweep of the plains" [syn: sweep]
      2: the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a
         boundary; "the area of a rectangle"; "it was about 500
         square feet in area" [syn: area, surface area]
      3: a wide and open space or area as of surface or land or sky