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What does "Region" mean?

Definition

(n.) 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 (n.) Place; rank; station (n.) The inhabitants of a district (n.) The upper air; the sky; the heavens (n.) Tract, part, or space, lying about and including anything; neighborhood; vicinity; sphere


Synonyms domain, realm, area, part, neighborhood


Example: "The farming regions of France" Example: "Penguins inhabit the polar regions" Example: "It was going to take in the region of two or three months to finish the job" Example: "In the abdominal region" Example: "Here we enter the region of opinion"


Word Family regional, regionalism, regionalist, regionalists, regionally, regions