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  1. re·gion
    IPA[ˈrējən]
  2. noun

    • 1. an area or division, especially part of a country or the world having definable characteristics but not always fixed boundaries:

      one of the region's major employers the equatorial regions a major wine-producing region
    • 2. an administrative district of a city or country.

    • 3. a part of the body, especially around or near an organ:

      an unexpected clenching sensation in the region of her heart
    • 4. an area of activity or thought:

      his work takes needlework into the region of folk art
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: region, plural noun: regions

    • noun

      an area, especially part of a country or the world having definable characteristics but not always fixed boundaries:

      an administrative district of a city or country:

    • noun

      another term for zoogeographical region
    • a term for the mountain and basin regions lying between the Rocky Mountains and the mountains of the US western coast.
    • noun

      each of a number of major areas of the earth having a characteristic fauna (especially mammals). They include the Palearctic, Ethiopian, Oriental, Australian, Nearctic, and Neotropical regions.
    • noun

      another term for E-layer
    • noun

      each of a number of major areas of the earth having a characteristic fauna (especially mammals). They include the Palaearctic, Ethiopian, Oriental, Australian, Nearctic, and Neotropical regions.
    • noun

      another term for zoogeographical region
    • noun

      another term for D-layer
    • approximately
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