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tract (noun) system of connected organs or tunes in the human body; a large area of land; a pamphlet.

A tract is a system of connected organs or tubes in the human body. The urinary tract is the system of organs connected with the passage of urine from the human body. The respiratory tract is the system of organs connected with respiration, that is, the lungs, the windpipe, etc. A large area of land is also a tract. A tract of wooded area is a large area of land with a thick growth of trees. A tract is also a pamphlet. A piece of serious writing on a serious moral, political, cultural, etc., topics is also a tract.

  • He was operated upon for some trouble in the respiratory tract. Something was wrong with his lungs or the connected organs and tubes.
  • Thanks to the irrigation project, vast tracts of wasteland could be converted into fertile land. Large areas of land, which had till then been good for nothing, turned fertile with the completion of the dam. As the party’s leader, he has authored a number of tracts on political practices. These pamphlets are very thought provoking and widely read.
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