region

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See also: Region, región, and région

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman regiun, from Latin regiō, regiōnem, from regō.

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Noun[edit]

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region (plural regions)

  1. 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 reasons.
    the equatorial regions
    the temperate regions
    the polar regions
    the upper regions of the atmosphere
  2. An administrative subdivision of a city, a territory, a country or the European Union.
  3. (historical) Such a division of the city of Rome and of the territory about Rome, of which the number varied at different times; a district, quarter, or ward.
  4. (figuratively) The inhabitants of a region or district of a country.
  5. (anatomy) A place in or a part of the body in any way indicated.
    the abdominal regions
  6. (obsolete) Place; rank; station; dignity.
  7. (obsolete) The space from the earth's surface out to the orbit of the moon: properly called the elemental region.

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References[edit]

  • region in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin regiō.

Noun[edit]

region c (singular definite regionen, plural indefinite regioner)

  1. region

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Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

region (plural regiones)

  1. region

Ladin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin regio, regionem.

Noun[edit]

region f (plural regions)

  1. region

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin regiō.

Noun[edit]

region f (plural regions)

  1. region (area, district, etc.)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • region on Dictionnaire du Moyen Français (1330-1500) (in French)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin regiō.

Noun[edit]

region m (definite singular regionen, indefinite plural regioner, definite plural regionene)

  1. a region

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin regiō.

Noun[edit]

region m (definite singular regionen, indefinite plural regionar, definite plural regionane)

  1. a region

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Region.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

region m inan

  1. region, area, district

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Further reading[edit]

  • region in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin regiō.

Noun[edit]

regìōn m (Cyrillic spelling регѝо̄н)

  1. (Bosnia, Serbia) region
  2. (Croatia, pejorative) the area of former Yugoslavia

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin regio.

Noun[edit]

region c

  1. region, area

Declension[edit]

Declension of region 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative region regionen regioner regionerna
Genitive regions regionens regioners regionernas

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