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region

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1 a part or portion having no fixed boundaries
  • if you look in the upper left region of the sky, you can see the constellation Orion

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2 a broad geographical area
  • corn is mostly grown in the central regions of the country

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The first known use of region was in the 14th century

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“Region.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/region. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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