What does "Region" mean?


(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