sub·​re·​gion | \ ˈsəb-ˌrē-jən How to pronounce subregion (audio) \

Definition of subregion

1 : a subdivision of a region
2 : one of the primary divisions of a biogeographic region

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Other Words from subregion

subregional \ ˈsəb-​ˌrēj-​nəl How to pronounce subregion (audio) , -​ˌrē-​jə-​nᵊl \ adjective

Examples of subregion in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Conditions in the region are dire, yes, but at the same time there is this incredible window of opportunity to make some real improvements to the larger system that’s in place right now, within the United States and across the subregion. Maryanne Murray Buechner, Forbes, 3 Mar. 2021 In 2018, SK Group established its SK Southeast Asia Investment arm to look for growth opportunities in the subregion of 655 million people. Ralph Jennings, Forbes, 15 Apr. 2021 The sandy, poryphic soils of the Merano subregion foster red grapes, including Schiava and Pinot Nero, both of which benefit with higher acidity from cooler growing temperatures. Jessica Dupuy, Forbes, 11 Mar. 2021 In and around the subregion of Bolzano, red grapes such as Schiava and Lagrein are more prevalent due to the warmer temperatures the area endures during the growing season. Jessica Dupuy, Forbes, 11 Mar. 2021 Hoppin’ Frog swept the best beer and brewer by subregion of Ohio, winning for Rocky Mountain DORIS. Marc Bona, cleveland, 22 Feb. 2021 DeLoach, Carol Shelton, Donelan Family, Trecini, Battaglini Estate, and over a dozen other vintners have found that this fertile subregion of the Russian River Valley produces top-tier grapes and abundant harvests. Sunset Magazine, 24 Nov. 2020 Neural circuitry within specific hippocampal subregions (in particular, areas called CA1 and CA2) contribute to such social memories. Matthew Schafer, Scientific American, 1 Feb. 2020 The wine tastings are designed to go over major wine regions and subregions, grapes and types of wine, and all the wines poured will be sustainably produced and made with minimal intervention. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 6 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of subregion

1559, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for subregion

International Scientific Vocabulary

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The first known use of subregion was in 1559

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27 May 2021

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“Subregion.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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