Definitions for region

Definitions for (noun) region

Main entry: area, region

Definition: a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve

Usage: in the abdominal region

Main entry: realm, region

Definition: a knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about

Usage: it was a limited realm of discourse; here we enter the region of opinion; the realm of the occult

Main entry: region, part

Definition: the extended spatial location of something

Usage: the farming regions of France; religions in all parts of the world; regions of outer space

Main entry: region

Definition: a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth

Usage: penguins inhabit the polar regions

Main entry: region, neighborhood

Definition: the approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of')

Usage: 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

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