Definition of region
- a pain in the region of the heart
- a simple closed curve divides a plane into two regions
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
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: a part of a country, of the world, etc., that is different or separate from other parts in some way
: a place on your body : an area that is near a specified part of your body
the regions : the parts of a country that are not close to the capital city
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to cause to suffer severely from hunger
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