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region

 
Noun region has 5 senses
  1. region, part - the extended spatial location of something; "the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space"
    --1 is a kind of location
    --1 has particulars:
     atmosphere, air; biosphere; depth; interplanetary space; interstellar space; heliosphere; intergalactic space; deep space; aerospace; zone; belt; bottom; county; distance; eden, paradise, nirvana, heaven, promised land, Shangri-la; extremity; D-layer, D region; Appleton layer, F layer, F region; Heaviside layer, Kennelly-Heaviside layer, E layer, E region; hell, hell on earth, hellhole, snake pit, the pits, inferno; inside, interior; ionosphere; layer; outside, exterior; radius; side; air; vacuum, vacuity; top; zodiac; sign of the zodiac, star sign, sign, mansion, house, planetary house; Witwatersrand, Rand, Reef; black hole; mare, maria
  2. area, region - a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve; "in the abdominal region"
    --2 is a kind of body part
    --2 has particulars:
     erogenous zone; hypochondrium; area of cardiac dullness; epigastrium; fovea, fovea centralis; parafovea; macula, macula lutea, macular area, yellow spot; cortical area, cortical region; perineum; side; cleavage; areola, ring of color; middle, midriff, midsection; waist, waistline; pubes, pubic region, loins; palm, thenar; thenar; sole; half-moon, lunula, lunule; groin, inguen; quick
  3. region - a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth; "penguins inhabit the polar regions"
    --3 is a kind of
    location
    --3 has particulars:
     area, country; backwater; breadbasket; theater of war, theatre of war; field, field of operations, theater, theater of operations, theatre, theatre of operations; zone of interior; district, territory, territorial dominion, dominion; domain, demesne, land; Old World; Far East; North, northland, septentrion; South, southland; field; geographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic region; biogeographical region; heartland; irredenta, irridenta; antipodes; unknown, unknown region, terra incognita; testing ground, laboratory; West, Occident
  4. region, neighborhood - 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"
    --4 is a kind of indefinite quantity
  5. domain, region, realm - a knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about; "it was a limited domain of discourse"; "here we enter the region of opinion"; "the realm of the occult"
    --5 is a kind of knowledge domain, knowledge base
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