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microsite (ˈmaɪkrəʊˌsaɪt)
a website that is intended for a specific limited purpose and is often temporary

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Main Entry:  microsite1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a separately promoted and often temporary auxiliary Web site that is part of a larger site but has a separate URL; also called minisite
Example:  A museum's Web site may have a link to a microsite with information about a special exhibition the museum is running.
Main Entry:  microsite2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a small geographical area which exhibits markedly different ecological characteristics from the surrounding area
Example:  A rock outcrop with thin soils can produce microsites.
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