See also: Region, región, and région

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Anglo-Norman regiun, from Latin regiō, regiōnem, from regō.

PronunciationEdit

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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TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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DanishEdit

InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

region ‎(plural regiones)

  1. region

LadinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin regio, regionem

NounEdit

region f ‎(plural regions)

  1. region

Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin regiō.

NounEdit

region f (plural regions)

  1. region (area, district, etc.)

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing 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

Borrowing from Latin regiō

NounEdit

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

  1. a region

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PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from German Region.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

region

  1. region, area, district

External linksEdit

  • region in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin regiō

NounEdit

regìōn m ‎(Cyrillic spelling регѝо̄н)

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

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin regio

NounEdit

region c

  1. region, area

DeclensionEdit

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

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