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regional

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adjective re·gion·al \ˈrēj-nəl, ˈrē-jə-nəl\

Definition of regional

  1. 1 :  affecting a particular region :  localized

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, characteristic of, or serving a region a regional high school

  3. 3 :  marked by regionalism regional art

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First Known Use of regional

15th century


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regional

noun re·gion·al

Definition of regional

  1. :  something (such as a branch of an organization or an edition of a magazine) that serves a region

First Known Use of regional

1913


REGIONAL Defined for Kids

regional

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adjective re·gion·al \ˈrē-jə-nəl\

Definition of regional for Students

  1. :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a certain geographic area a regional newspaper


Medical Dictionary

regional

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adjective re·gion·al \ˈrēj-ən-əl, -nəl\

Medical Definition of regional

  1. :  of, relating to, or affecting a particular bodily region :  localized anesthesia by means of a regional block

regionally

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