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Noun
/ˈrējən/,
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regions, plural;
  1. An area or division, esp. 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, esp. around or near an organ
    • - an unexpected clenching sensation in the region of her heart
  4. The sphere or realm of something
    • - his work takes needlework into the region of folk art

  1. the extended spatial location of something; "the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space"
  2. area: a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve; "in the abdominal region"
  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"; "the price is in the neighborhood of $100"
  5. a knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about; "it was a limited realm of discourse"; "here we enter the region of opinion"; "the realm of the occult"
  6. (regional) characteristic of a region; "regional flora"
  7. Region is most commonly a geographical term that is used in various ways among the different branches of geography. ...
  8. In computer science, region-based memory management is a type of memory management in which each allocated object is assigned to a region. A region, also called a zone, arena, or memory context, is a collection of allocated objects that can be efficiently deallocated all at once. ...
  9. The English Regions, also known as the Government Office Regions, are currently the highest tier of sub-national government entity of England, used by central Government for statistical purposes. One of the regions, London, has a directly elected assembly.
  10. The European Union created a Committee of the Regions to represent Regions of Europe as the layer of EU government administration directly below the nation-state level. The Committee has its headquarters in Brussels.
  11. France is divided into 26 administrative regions (régions), 22 of which are in Metropolitan France, and four of which are overseas. Corsica is a territorial collectivity (collectivité territoriale), but is considered a region in mainstream usage, and is even shown as such on the INSEE website. ...
  12. The province of Quebec, Canada, is officially divided into 17 administrative regions. Traditionally (and unofficially), it is divided into around twenty regions. The Institut de la Statistique du Québec estimates the July 2006 population of Quebec at 7,651,531. For a land area of 1,312,126. ...
  13. 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 ...
  14. (regional) An entity or event with scope limited to a single region; Of, or pertaining to, a specific region or district; Of, or pertaining to, a large geographic region; Of, or pertaining to, one part of the body; Of a state or other geographic area, those parts which are not metropolitan, but ...
  15. (Regional) A haul of up to 500 miles that begins and ends in a single carrier’s regional territory (Northeast, Southeast, Southwest, Midwest, Upper Midwest and West).
  16. (regional) an invasive cancer that has extended beyond the limits of the organ of origin into surrounding organs or tissues and/or into regional lymph nodes
  17. (Regional) innovative, modern style of capoeira, associated with Mestre Bimba
  18. (REGIONAL) A card issued and distributed only in a limited geographical area of the country.  The producer may or may not be a major national producer of trading cards.  The key is whether the set was distributed nationally in any form or not.
  19. (REGIONAL) AB 69 allowed the creation of the RTPAs 69 to prepare regional transportation plans and designated by the Bureau of Transportation and Housing Secretary to receive and allocate transit funds. ...
  20. (Regional (Geo Target)) Often used to describe web page requests that originated from a similar geographical area. This is measured by analyzing a server's log files for requests from ISPs and then aggregating those requests by region according to the ISPs geographical location.
  21. (Regional) Cancer that has spread beyond the site of the primary tumor to nearby lymph nodes and sometimes tissue/organs close to the primary tumor.
  22. (Regional) Coastal Ocean Observing System (RCOOS) – a network of observations, DMAC, and data analysis and modeling that links the needs of users to observations of coastal marine and estuarine environments and the Great Lakes on regional scales.  RCOOSs are administered and managed by RAs. ...
  23. (Regional) Coupon value only distributed to certain area
  24. (Regional) Management Centers (RMCs)—These are the NSP offices that provide technical and program support services to the 10 FEMA Regional Offices in support of the Map Mod initiative.
  25. (Regional) Neoplasm (tumor) has spread by direct extension to immediately adjacent organs or tissues and/or has metastasized to regional lymph nodes or organs and appears not to have spread any further.