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region

See also: Region, región, and région

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Anglo-Norman regiun, from Latin regio, regionem, from regere.

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NounEdit

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region (plural regions)

  1. 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 equatorial regions
    the temperate regions
    the polar regions
    the upper regions of the atmosphere
  2. An administrative subdivision of a city, a territory, a country or the European Union.
  3. (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.
  4. (figuratively) The inhabitants of a region or district of a country.
  5. (anatomy) A place in or a part of the body in any way indicated.
    the abdominal regions
  6. (obsolete) Place; rank; station; dignity.
  7. (obsolete) The space from the earth's surface out to the orbit of the moon: properly called the elemental region.

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ReferencesEdit

  • region in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

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DanishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin regio.

NounEdit

region c (singular definite regionen, plural indefinite regioner)

  1. A region.

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InterlinguaEdit

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region (plural regiones)

  1. region

LadinEdit

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region f (plural regions)

  1. region

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin regio

NounEdit

region m (definite singular regionen, indefinite plural regioner, definite plural regionene)

  1. a region

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin regio

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region m (definite singular regionen, indefinite plural regionar, definite plural regionane)

  1. a region

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PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Region.

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region

  1. region, area, district

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin regiō

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regìōn m (Cyrillic spelling регѝо̄н)

  1. (Bosnia, Serbia) region
  2. (Croatia, pejorative) the area of former Yugoslavia

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region c

  1. region, area

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