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Definition of Region

Region

  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; hence, in general, a portion of space or territory of indefinite extent; country; province; district; tract.
  2. Tract, part, or space, lying about and including anything; neighborhood; vicinity; sphere.
  3. The upper air; the sky; the heavens.
  4. The inhabitants of a district.
  5. Place; rank; station.

Region Quotations

I seemed to vow to myself that some day I would go to the region of ice and snow and go on and on till I came to one of the poles of the earth, the end of the axis upon which this great round ball turns.
Ernest Shackleton

In our ecclesiastical region there are priests who don't baptize the children of single mothers because they weren't conceived in the sanctity of marriage. These are today's hypocrites. Those who clericalize the church. Those who separate the people of God from salvation.
Pope Francis

With a firm and steadfast mind one should hold under all conditions, that everywhere the earth is below and the sky above, and to the energetic man, every region is his fatherland.
Tycho Brahe

We know we cannot underestimate the importance of emergency planning in our region, nor can we assume we'll have ample warning time. If an earthquake or terrorist attack hits, we won't necessarily have advance alerts or opportunities to double- and triple-check our plans.
Ellen Tauscher

Every nation in every region now has a decision to make. Either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists.
George W. Bush
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Region Translations

region in Afrikaans is streek, gebied
region in Dutch is gewest, gebied, streek, regio
region in German is Region, Bereich, Gegend
region in Latin is plaga, ora
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