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regional

adjective re·gion·al \ ˈrēj-nəl , ˈrē-jə-nᵊl \
Updated on: 23 Nov 2017

Definition of regional

1 : affecting a particular region : localized
2 : of, relating to, characteristic of, or serving a region
  • a regional high school
3 : marked by regionalism
  • regional art

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First Known Use of regional

15th century


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regional

noun

Definition of regional

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

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First Known Use of regional

1913


REGIONAL Defined for Kids

regional

adjective re·gion·al \ ˈrē-jə-nᵊl \

Definition of regional for Students

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

Medical Dictionary

regional

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

medical Definition of regional

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

regionally

play \\ adverb

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