What does the word section mean?

Usage examples for section

  1. Apparently the flood had roared through the low section, taking all before it. – Hoofbeats on the Turnpike by Mildred A. Wirt
  2. Whatever contempt might be felt by one section of the Cabinet for the other, its members were able to unite against the independence of Hungary as they had united against the independence of Italy. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  3. He stopped at his section, and again she followed him, her eyes full of anxiety. – The Deserter by Charles King