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    region - Dictionary definition and meaning for word region

    Definition
    (noun) the extended spatial location of something
    Synonyms : part
    Example Sentence
    • the farming regions of France
    • religions in all parts of the world
    • regions of outer space
    Definition
    (noun) a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve
    Synonyms : area
    Example Sentence
    • in the abdominal region
    Definition
    (noun) a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth
    Example Sentence
    • penguins inhabit the polar regions
    Definition
    (noun) the approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of')
    Synonyms : neighborhood
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (noun) a knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about
    Synonyms : realm
    Example Sentence
    • it was a limited realm of discourse
    • here we enter the region of opinion
    • the realm of the occult
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