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noun

a space occupied by air.
the amount of breathing air in a room or other enclosed space.
the region of the atmosphere above a municipality, state, or nation, over which it has jurisdiction.
the region of the atmosphere above a plot of ground, to which the owner has rights or access.

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Also airspace (for defs. 3, 4) .

Origin of air space

First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for air space

airspace
/ (ˈɛəˌspeɪs) /

noun

the atmosphere above the earth or part of the earth, esp the atmosphere above a country deemed to be under its jurisdiction
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