regio

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See also: régio, régió, and regió

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regio ‎(plural regiones)

  1. (astronomy, geology) In planetary geology, any of the large areas of a planet or moon that are strongly differentiated in colour or albedo.

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Borrowing from Latin regio

Noun[edit]

regio f ‎(plural regio's or regionen, diminutive regiootje n)

  1. region

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Italian[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: rè‧gio
  • Rhymes: -ɛdʒo

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regio m ‎(feminine singular regia, masculine plural regi, feminine plural regie)

  1. royal

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From regō.

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regiō f ‎(genitive regiōnis); third declension

  1. direction, line
  2. boundary line, boundary
  3. region, district, province
  4. (figuratively) sphere, department

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Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative regiō regiōnēs
genitive regiōnis regiōnum
dative regiōnī regiōnibus
accusative regiōnem regiōnēs
ablative regiōne regiōnibus
vocative regiō regiōnēs

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References[edit]

  • regio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • regio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • REGIO in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette, s.v.regio”.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • an inland region; the interior: terra (regio) mediterranea
    • in a straight line: recta (regione, via); in directum
    • geography: terrarum or regionum descriptio (geographia)
    • geographical knowledge: regionum terrestrium aut maritimarum scientia
    • to entertain, regale a person: accipere aliquem (bene, copiose, laute, eleganter, regio apparatu, apparatis epulis)
    • to reconnoitre the ground: loca, regiones, loci naturam explorare
  • regio in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • regio in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • regio in William Smith., editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • regio in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

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Adjective[edit]

regio m ‎(feminine singular regia, masculine plural regios, feminine plural regias)

  1. royal
  2. (Argentina, Chile, Ecuador) stupendous
  3. (Mexico) Monterreyan, born in Monterrey, short form of regiomontano

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