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 for Wide Area Network
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  wide area network
      n 1: a computer network that spans a wider area than does a
           local area network [syn: wide area network, WAN]

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  Wide Area Network
      (WAN) A network, usually constructed with
     serial lines, extending over distances greater than one
     Compare local area network, metropolitan area network.

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