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  Definition of region
  1. a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve; "in the abdominal region"
  2. 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"
  3. the extended spatial location of something; "the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space"
  4. a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth; "penguins inhabit the polar regions"
  5. 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"
Similar Words: area, domain, realm, part, neighborhood

 

Hyponyms: erogenous zone, hypochondrium, area of cardiac dullness, epigastrium, fovea, fovea centralis, parafovea, macula, macula lutea, macular area, yellow spot, cortical area, cortical region, perineum, side, cleavage, areola, ring of color, middle, midriff, midsection, waist, waistline, pubes, pubic region, loins, palm, thenar, sole, half-moon, lunula, lunule, groin, inguen, quick, atmosphere, air, biosphere, depth, interplanetary space, interstellar space, heliosphere, intergalactic space, deep space, aerospace, zone, belt, bottom, county, distance, eden, paradise, nirvana, heaven, promised land, Shangri-la, extremity, D-layer, D region, Appleton layer, F layer, F region, Heaviside layer, Kennelly-Heaviside layer, E layer, E region, hell, hell on earth, hellhole, snake pit, the pits, inferno, inside, interior, ionosphere, layer, outside, exterior, radius, vacuum, vacuity, top, zodiac, sign of the zodiac, star sign, sign, mansion, house, planetary house, Witwatersrand, Rand, Reef, black hole, mare, maria, area, country, backwater, breadbasket, theater of war, theatre of war, field, field of operations, theater, theater of operations, theatre, theatre of operations, zone of interior, district, territory, territorial dominion, dominion, domain, demesne, land, Old World, Far East, North, northland, septentrion, South, southland, geographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic region, biogeographical region, heartland, irredenta, irridenta, antipodes, unknown, unknown region, terra incognita, testing ground, laboratory, West, Occident

 

Anagrams: Origen, eringo, ignore

 

Language Translations:
Bulgarian: област   Chinese: 地区  
Dutch: regio   Finnish: alue  
French: région   German: Gegend  
Hebrew: אזור   Hungarian: táj  
Italian: regione   Japanese: 地方  
Korean: 지역   Portuguese: região  
Russian: область and район   Serbian: oblast  
Spanish: región   Swedish: trakt  
Telugu: ప్రాంతము  
 
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