region

  1. the extended spatial location of something
  2. a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve
  3. a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth
  4. a knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about

Region

In geography, regions are areas broadly divided by physical characteristics (physical geography), human-impact characteristics (human geography), and the interaction of humanity and the environment (environmental geography). Geographic regions and sub regions are mostly described by their imprecisely defined, and sometimes transitory boundaries, e...
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Region

• (n.) Place; rank; station. • (n.) The inhabitants of a district. • (n.) Tract, part, or space, lying about and including anything; neighborhood; vicinity; sphere. • (n.) The upper air; the sky; the heavens. • (n.) One of the grand districts or quarters into which any space or surface, as of the earth or the heavens, is co...
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region

<anatomy> A plane area with more or less definite boundaries. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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region

(from the article `Italy`) The republic is divided into regions (regioni), provinces (province), and communes (comuni). There are 15 ordinary regions and an additional 5 to ... [3 related articles]
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region

(re´jәn) a plane with more or less definite boundaries; called also regio. adj., re´gional., adj.
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region

part noun the extended spatial location of something; `the farming regions of France`; `religions in all parts of the world`; `regions of outer space`
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Region

[Europe] The European Union created a Committee of the Regions to represent Regions of Europe as the layer of EU government administration directly below the nation-state level. The Committee has its headquarters in Brussels. Reasons given for this include: The term `region` as used here includes England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Irelan...
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Region

[mathematical analysis] Regions and closed regions are often used as domains of functions or differential equations. According to Kreyszig, According to Yue Kuen Kwok, ==Notes and references== ...
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Region

Re'gion noun [ French région , from Latin regio a direction, a boundary line, region, from regere to guide, direct. See Regimen .] 1. One of the grand districts or quarters into which any space or surface, as of the earth or the heavens, is conceived of as divided; ...
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region

A grouping of LSCs, similar to sections, organized to reduce the amount of travel to competition.
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region

a plane area with more or less definite boundaries.
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region

A portion of virtual memory associated with an executing process. Each executing process has a region for its text segment, its data segment, and its stack segment, and may have an additional region for a shared memory segment.
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Region

A term used in geography that describes an area of the Earth where some natural or human-made phenomena display similar traits.
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region

area, location
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Region

England has nine official government administrative regions: north-east, north-west, Yorkshire and Humberside, East and West Midlands, east of England, south-west, south-east and London.
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region

in the social sciences, a cohesive area that is homogeneous in selected defining criteria and is distinguished from neighbouring areas or regions by ... [1 related articles]
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region

The area of the timeslider that has been brought into focus using the timeslider’s brackets.
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Region

The region, as the most recent structure in French local government, became a territorial authority following the decentralisation laws of March 16, 1986, date of the first election of regional councillors elected by universal suffrage. Its existence was confirmed by the constitutional revision of March 28, 2003. The regional councillors elect the ...
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region

Type: Term Pronunciation: rē′jŭn Definitions: 1. An often arbitrarily limited portion of the surface of the body. 2. A portion of the body having a special nervous or vascular supply, or a part of an organ having a special function. Synonyms: regio
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region

[n] - the approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of`) 2. [n] - a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth 3. [n] - the extended spatial location of something
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