region

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See also: Region, región, and région

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English regioun, from Anglo-Norman regiun, from Latin regiō, from regō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: rēj′ən, IPA(key): /ˈɹiːd͡ʒn̩/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iːdʒən

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.
    1. (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.
    2. An administrative subdivision of the European Union.
    3. A subnational region of Chile; equivalent to province.
    4. (Ontario) Ellipsis of regional municipality, a county-level municipality, a county administered as a municipality.
    5. Ellipsis of administrative region
      1. A subprovincial region of Quebec; the primary level subdivision; a prefecture.
  3. (figuratively) The inhabitants of a region or district of a country.
  4. (anatomy) A place in or a part of the body in any way indicated.
    the abdominal regions
  5. (obsolete) Place; rank; station; dignity.
  6. (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, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

Further reading[edit]

  • "region" in Raymond Williams, Keywords (revised), 1983, Fontana Press, page 264.

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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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Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English region, from Middle English regioun, from Anglo-Norman regiun, from Latin regiō, from regō. Doublet of regio.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [reˈɡiɔn]
  • Hyphenation: ré‧gi‧on

Noun[edit]

region (first-person possessive regionku, second-person possessive regionmu, third-person possessive regionnya)

  1. region: an administrative subdivision of a city, a territory, a country.
    Synonyms: daerah, kawasan

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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 English[edit]

Noun[edit]

region

  1. Alternative form of regioun

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin regiō.

Noun[edit]

region f (plural regions)

  1. region (area, district, etc.)

Descendants[edit]

  • French: région
    • Romanian: regiune

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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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin regiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

region f (plural regions)

  1. region

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Region, from Latin regiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

region m inan

  1. region, area, district
    Synonyms: rejon, obszar, dzielnica, obwód, kraina

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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, derogatory) 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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