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Noun: region  ree-jun
  1. The extended spatial location of something
    "the farming regions of France"; "regions of outer space";
    - part
  2. A part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve
    "in the abdominal region";
    - area
  3. A large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth
    "penguins inhabit the polar regions"
  4. The approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in 'in the region of')
    "it was going to take in the region of two or three months to finish the job";
    - neighborhood [US], neighbourhood [Brit, Cdn]
  5. A knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about
    "here we enter the region of opinion";
    - realm

Derived forms: regions

Type of: body part, domain, indefinite quantity, knowledge base, knowledge domain, location

Encyclopedia: Region