From Middle English regioun, from Anglo-Norman regiun, from Latin regiō, from regō.
region (plural regions)
- Any considerable and connected part of a space or surface; specifically, a tract of land or sea of considerable but indefinite extent; a country; a district; in a broad sense, a place without special reference to location or extent but viewed as an entity for geographical, social or cultural reasons.
- The polar regions are some of the coldest places on the planet.
- An administrative subdivision of a city, a territory, a country.
- (historical) Such a division of the city of Rome and of the territory about Rome, of which the number varied at different times; a district, quarter, or ward.
- An administrative subdivision of the European Union.
- A subnational region of Chile; equivalent to province.
- Administrative region.
- A subprovincial region of Quebec; the primary level subdivision; a prefecture.
- (figuratively) The inhabitants of a region or district of a country.
- (anatomy) A place in or a part of the body in any way indicated.
- The abdominal regions of the human body have been thoroughly studied by scientists.
- An approximate range.
- The average age of the club's members is in the region of 35.
- abdominal region
- region code
- statistical region
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