Region - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈriːdʒən|  American pronunciation of the word region
Brit.  |ˈriːdʒ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word region


- the extended spatial location of something (syn: part)
the farming regions of France
regions of outer space
- a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve (syn: area)
in the abdominal region
- a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth
penguins inhabit the polar regions
- the approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of') (syn: neighborhood)
it was going to take in the region of two or three months to finish the job
- a knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about (syn: realm)
here we enter the region of opinion

Extra examples

The bird returns to this region every year.

He's the company sales manager for the entire Southwest region.

She has a pain in the lower back region.

Attempts to go outside of London and stimulate cultural life in the regions

Moscow Region

Flooding is likely in some coastal regions of the Northeast during the early part of the week.

Each region has its own customs.

She works the Northeast region of the state selling insurance.

The oldest known civilization in the region

Can anything bring peace to this troubled region?

They're working to collect information about the early settlers in the region.

Our state is now the region's leading economic power.

The region produces large amounts of cotton and tobacco.

A dynasty ruled over this region during the 11th century.

There has been a sharp reduction in the bat population in this region.

Word forms

singular: region
plural: regions
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