Complete Definition of "region"

see|región|région
English

Pronunciation
IPA|/ɹiËʤnÌ©/
audio|en-us-region.ogg|Audio (US)

Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-iËdÊÉn|-iËdÊÉn

Noun
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  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.

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  1. An administrative subdivision of a city, a territory, a country or the European Union.
  2. 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.
  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

  1. obsolete place|Place; rank; station; dignity.
  2. obsolete The space from the earth's surface out to the orbit of the moon: properly called the elemental region.

Related terms
regional
regionally
regionarius
regionary
regionic

Translations
trans-top|any considerable and connected part of a space or surface
Arabic: ARchar|ÙÙØ·ÙØ© (minÊáqa) f
Chinese: å°åº (dìqÅ«)
Czech: kraj m
Dutch: regio m, gebied n, streek f
Finnish: alue
French: région f
German: Gegend f, Region f, Raum m
Hebrew: ×××ר (eizor) m
Hungarian: táj, vidék
Interlingua: #Interlingua|region
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Italian: regione f
Japanese: å°æ¹ (ã¡ã»ã, chihÅ)
Korean: ì§ì­ (jiyeok)
Kurdish: KUchar|ÙاÙÚÙâ
Norwegian: #Norwegian|region
Portuguese: região f
Russian: Ñайон (rajón) m
Serbian: oblast, predeo
Spanish: región f
Swedish: trakt, #Swedish|region
Telugu: à°ªà±à°°à°¾à°à°¤à°®à± (praaMtamu)
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trans-top|an administrative subdivision
Bulgarian: облаÑÑ (oblast)
Dutch: regio m, gewest n
Finnish: alue
French: région f
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Interlingua: #Interlingua|region
Kurdish: KUchar|ÙاÙÚÙâ
Norwegian: #Norwegian|region
Russian: облаÑÑÑ (óblastâ) f
Serbian: oblast
Spanish: región
Swedish: #Swedish|region
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trans-top|a division of the city of Rome
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trans-top|the inhabitants of a region
Serbian: krajišnik
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trans-top|a place in or a part of the body in any way indicated
Dutch: streek f
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References
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