See also: Region, región, and région

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English regioun, from Anglo-Norman regiun, from Latin regiō, from regō.

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: rēj′ən, IPA(key): /ˈɹiːd͡ʒn̩/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iːdʒən

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.
    1. (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.
    2. An administrative subdivision of the European Union.
    3. A subnational region of Chile; equivalent to province.
    4. (Ontario) Ellipsis of regional municipality, a county-level municipality, a county administered as a municipality.
    5. Ellipsis of administrative region
      1. A subprovincial region of Quebec; the primary level subdivision; a prefecture.
  3. (figuratively) The inhabitants of a region or district of a country.
  4. (anatomy) A place in or a part of the body in any way indicated.
    the abdominal regions
  5. (obsolete) Place; rank; station; dignity.
  6. (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, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

Further readingEdit

  • "region" in Raymond Williams, Keywords (revised), 1983, Fontana Press, page 264.

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DanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin regiō.

NounEdit

region c (singular definite regionen, plural indefinite regioner)

  1. region

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IndonesianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From English region, from Middle English regioun, from Anglo-Norman regiun, from Latin regiō, from regō. Doublet of regio.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [reˈɡiɔn]
  • Hyphenation: ré‧gi‧on

NounEdit

region (first-person possessive regionku, second-person possessive regionmu, third-person possessive regionnya)

  1. region: an administrative subdivision of a city, a territory, a country.
    Synonyms: daerah, kawasan

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InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

region (plural regiones)

  1. region

LadinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin regio, regionem.

NounEdit

region f (plural regions)

  1. region

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

region

  1. Alternative form of regioun

Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin regiō.

NounEdit

region f (plural regions)

  1. region (area, district, etc.)

DescendantsEdit

  • French: région
    • Romanian: regiune

ReferencesEdit

  • region on Dictionnaire du Moyen Français (1330–1500) (in French)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin regiō.

NounEdit

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

  1. a region

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin regiō.

NounEdit

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

  1. a region

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OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin regiō.

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region f (plural regions)

  1. region

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PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Region, from Latin regiō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

region m inan

  1. region, area, district
    Synonyms: rejon, obszar, dzielnica, obwód, kraina

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Further readingEdit

  • region in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin regiō.

NounEdit

regìōn m (Cyrillic spelling регѝо̄н)

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

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin regio.

NounEdit

region c

  1. region, area

DeclensionEdit

Declension of region 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative region regionen regioner regionerna
Genitive regions regionens regioners regionernas

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