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Region

Re´gion   Pronunciation: r?´j?n
n.1.One of the grand districts or quarters into which any space or surface, as of the earth or the heavens, is conceived of as divided; hence, in general, a portion of space or territory of indefinite extent; country; province; district; tract.
If thence he 'scappe, into whatever world,
Or unknown region.
- Milton.
2.Tract, part, or space, lying about and including anything; neighborhood; vicinity; sphere.
Philip, tetrarch of .. the region of Trachonitis.
- Luke iii. 1.
3.The upper air; the sky; the heavens.
4.The inhabitants of a district.
5.Place; rank; station.
He is of too high a region.
- Shak.
Noun1.Regionregion - the extended spatial location of something; "the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space"
Synonyms: part
2.region - a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve; "in the abdominal region"
Synonyms: area
3.region - a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth; "penguins inhabit the polar regions"
4.region - the approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of'); "it was going to take in the region of two or three months to finish the job"; "the price is in the neighborhood of $100"
Synonyms: neighborhood
5.region - a knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about; "it was a limited domain of discourse"; "here we enter the region of opinion"; "the realm of the occult"
Synonyms: realm, domain
Kreis, abode, acres, alluvion, alluvium, ambit, arable land, archbishopric, archdiocese, arrondissement, bailiwick, bearings, bench mark, bishopric, borough, canton, city, clay, clod, commune, congressional district, constablewick, county, crust, demesne, departement, department, diocese, dirt, district, division, domain, dominion, dry land, duchy, dust, earth, electoral district, electorate, emplacement, field, freehold, glebe, government, grassland, ground, hamlet, hole, hundred, jurisdiction, land, landholdings, latitude and longitude, lieu, lithosphere, locale, location, locus, magistracy, marginal land, marl, metropolis, metropolitan area, mold, neighborhood, oblast, okrug, pale, parish, part, pinpoint, placement, point, position, precinct, principality, province, quarter, real estate, real property, regolith, riding, section, sector, sheriffalty, sheriffwick, shire, shrievalty, site, situation, situs, sod, soil, soke, sphere, stake, state, stead, subaerial deposit, subsoil, terra, terra firma, terrain, the country, topsoil, town, township, tract, vicinity, village, walk, wapentake, ward, whereabout, whereabouts, woodland
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