See also: Region, región, and région

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

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  • enPR: rē′jən, IPA(key): /ˈɹiːd͡ʒən/, [ˈɹiːd͡ʒn̩]
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  • Rhymes: -iːdʒən

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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.
    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. An approximate range.
    The average age of the club's members is in the region of 35.
  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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  • "region" in Raymond Williams, Keywords (revised), 1983, Fontana Press, page 264.

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Borrowed from German Region.

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region m inan

  1. region

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  • region in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • region in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • region in Internetová jazyková příručka

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Borrowed from Latin regiō.

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region c (singular definite regionen, plural indefinite regioner)

  1. region

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

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

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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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region (plural regiones)

  1. region

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Borrowed from Latin regio, regionem.

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region f (plural regions)

  1. region

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region

  1. Alternative form of regioun

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Latin regiō.

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region f (plural regions)

  1. region (area, district, etc.)

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  • French: région
    • Romanian: regiune

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

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Borrowed from Latin regiō.

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

  1. a region

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Borrowed from Latin regiō.

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

  1. a region

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From Latin regiō.

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region f (plural regions)

  1. region

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Borrowed from German Region, from Latin regiō.

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region m inan

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

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  • region in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • region in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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Borrowed from Latin regiō.

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regìōn m (Cyrillic spelling регѝо̄н)

  1. (Bosnia, Montenegro, Serbia) region
  2. (by extension, Bosnia, Montenegro, Serbia) former Yugoslavia (conceptualized as a cultural region)
  3. (by extension, Croatia, derogatory) former Yugoslavia (usually in a derisive context)

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Borrowed from Latin regio.

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region c

  1. region, area

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

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