Definition of Broca’s area noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Broca’s area

BrE BrE//ˈbrəʊkəz eəriə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbroʊkəz eriə//
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an area in the front part of the brain connected with speech Word Originlate 19th cent.: named after Paul Broca (1824–80), French surgeon.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Broca’s area