What does the word breadth mean?

Usage examples for breadth

  1. Never a day passes but the rites are performed somewhere throughout the length and breadth of India. – The Outcaste by F. E. Penny
  2. It is singular that it takes us so long to recognize this breadth of sympathy and practise it. – As a Matter of Course by Annie Payson Call
  3. " I will tell him all," said Lyon Berners to himself; and then he spoke up: " First, good friend, let me assure you that you have not wandered a hair's breadth from the point at issue between us." – Cruel As The Grave by Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth