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ex·pan·sion

(eks-pan'shŭn),
1. An increase in size as of chest or lungs.
2. The spreading out of any structure (for example, a tendon)).
3. An expanse; a wide area.
[L. ex-pando, pp. -pansus, to spread out]

ex·pan·sion

(eks-pan'shŭn)
1. An increase in size as of chest or lungs.
2. The spreading out of any structure, as a tendon.
3. An expanse; a wide area.
[L. ex-pando, pp. -pansus, to spread out]

ex·pan·sion

(eks-pan'shŭn)
1. An increase in size as of chest or lungs.
2. Spreading out of any structure (e.g., a tendon).
[L. ex-pando, pp. -pansus, to spread out]
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These, among other factors, stimulated significant growth in a variety of urban and rural economic sectors and led to rapid demographic expansion as well as the spatial dispersion of settlement away from Havana in all directions.
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