re·​gion·​al·​ly | \ ˈrēj-nə-lē How to pronounce regionally (audio) , ˈrē-jə-nᵊl-ē \

Definition of regionally

: on a regional basis

Examples of regionally in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The governor’s Friday message stood in stark contrast to his warning early last month that strict lockdown measures would be enacted regionally when ICU bed capacity dips under the 15% mark. Bradford Betz, Fox News, "Los Angeles County, known for strict lockdowns, hits 1 million COVID cases," 18 Jan. 2021 As California reopens and changes restrictions regionally, ski areas are reacting and diligently posting information and updates on their websites. Gregory Thomas,, "How to plan a safe and successful ski trip to Tahoe during the pandemic," 15 Jan. 2021 Most Smithsonian museums are located on the National Mall and were closed in late 2020 due to the rising number of coronavirus numbers regionally. Anna Giaritelli, Washington Examiner, "Fortress DC: Capitol locked down a week ahead of inauguration," 15 Jan. 2021 Money would be distributed regionally, in proportion to each area’s population. Jamie Goldberg, oregonlive, "Oregon allocates $100 million to new commercial rent relief program, application process likely to open in February," 12 Jan. 2021 The game will air regionally on CBS (Channel 5 in Arizona). Jeremy Cluff, The Arizona Republic, "Miami Dolphins vs. Arizona Cardinals: TV, radio, streaming information for Week 9 NFL game," 4 Nov. 2020 OmniFoods is currently expanding its offerings regionally, beginning in Singapore and China. James Griffiths, CNN, "Derided in the West, spam is so beloved in Asia that one company has invented a meat-free version of it," 26 Dec. 2020 Though Minnesota has a significant population of descendants of long-ago Czech immigrants, their recipes — largely Bohemian — vary somewhat from the more modern — and more regionally Moravian — delicacies Giancarlo Kotek makes. Rick Nelson, Star Tribune, "5 best things our food writers ate in the Twin Cities this week," 18 Dec. 2020 Concern was noted for all seven counties in the one measure that is tracked regionally, instead of by county. Rich Exner, cleveland, "Cuyahoga and nearly every other Ohio county now on red alert for coronavirus; Medina, Portage, Stark Summit improve from purple to red," 17 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of regionally

1879, in the meaning defined above

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25 Jan 2021

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“Regionally.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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