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metropolitan area network (MAN)
A data communications network that (a) covers an area larger than a campus area network and smaller than a wide area network (WAN), (b) interconnects two or more LANs, and (c) usually covers an entire metropolitan area, such as a large city and its suburbs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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