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Another word for region

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Noun
  1. A part of the earth's surface

      1. The extent of a planar region or of the surface of a solid measured in square units.
      2. A distinct part or section, as of a building, set aside for a specific function:
      3. A surface, especially an open, unoccupied piece of ground:
      1. A continuous band or chain for transferring motion or power or conveying materials from one wheel or shaft to another.
      2. Something resembling a belt, as a number of machine-gun rounds attached together in a strip.
      3. A usually bandlike geographic region that is distinctive in a specific respect. Often used in combination:
      1. Any region; part of a country, city, etc.
      2. A region or locality marked by a distinguishing feature:
      3. A division of an area, as for administrative purposes.
      1. Position with regard to surrounding objects, landmarks, etc.
      2. The fact or quality of having position in space.
      3. A particular neighborhood, place, or district:
      1. A community, district, or area, esp. with regard to some characteristic or point of reference
      2. A district or area with distinctive characteristics:
      3. The surrounding area; vicinity:
      1. (Nautical) The upper portion of the after side of a ship, usually between the aftermost mast and the stern.
      2. A particular district or section in a city
      3. A region or an area of the earth thought of as falling into such a specific division of the compass.
      1. A leaflet or pamphlet containing a declaration or appeal, especially one put out by a religious or political group.
      2. (Anat., Zool.) A system of parts or organs, or an elongated region, having some special function
      3. A specified or limited area of land:
      1. Any of the numbered sections into which a postal area is divided, as in the ZIP Code system
      2. A section of an area or territory established for a specific purpose, as a section of a city restricted to a particular type of building, enterprise, or activity:
      3. An area or a region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic.
      1. (Idiomatic) A place or field in which one is comfortable or with which one is familiar.
      2. (Idiomatic) A local neighbourhood or region.
      3. A region; a neighborhood.
    See also:

    territory

  2. A particular area used for or associated with a specific individual or activity

      1. The whole land or territory of a nation or state
      2. The land of a person's birth or citizenship:
      3. A region, territory, or large tract of land distinguishable by features of topography, biology, or culture:
      1. A division of an area, as for administrative purposes.
      2. Any region; part of a country, city, etc.
      3. A region or locality marked by a distinguishing feature:
      1. An area of land; ground:
      2. The surface features of an area of land; topography:
      3. Prevailing conditions; setting; milieu
      1. A part of a country or empire that does not have the full status of a principal division
      2. A similar region, as in Canada or Australia, without the status of a province or state
      3. A political subdivision of a country.
      1. (Informal) The range of the authority or influence of a person, group, or thing; a bailiwick:
      2. (Informal) A neighborhood area regarded by a street gang as its own territory to be defended against other gangs
      3. One's own territory or domain
    See also:

    territory

Another word for region

Noun
  1. An indefinite area

      1. The whole land or territory of a nation or state
      2. Land with farms and small towns; rural region, as distinguished from a city or town
      3. A region, territory, or large tract of land distinguishable by features of topography, biology, or culture:
      1. A division of an area, as for administrative purposes.
      2. Any region; part of a country, city, etc.
      3. A region or locality marked by a distinguishing feature:
      1. A part of a country or empire that does not have the full status of a principal division
      2. A political subdivision of a country.
      3. A similar region, as in Canada or Australia, without the status of a province or state
      1. (Music) A group of instruments or voices in the same class considered as a division of a band, orchestra, or choir:
      2. A part of a city, country, etc.; district or region
      3. A distinct area of a town, county, or country:
      1. Section.
      2. Any of the districts into which an area is divided for military operations
      3. A part or division, as of a city or a national economy:
      1. The parts of a country removed from the capital and the populated, cultural centers
      2. A territory governed as an administrative or political unit of a country or empire.
      3. A territorial district; territory
      1. (Geology) A region or stratum distinguished by composition or content.
      2. An area or a region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic.
      3. A section of an area or territory established for a specific purpose, as a section of a city restricted to a particular type of building, enterprise, or activity:
      1. An area or sphere, as of knowledge or activity:
      2. A community or territory over which a sovereign rules; a kingdom.
      3. A region; sphere; area
      1. The region or area surrounding a particular place; neighborhood
      2. The state of being near in space or relationship; proximity:
      3. A nearby, surrounding, or adjoining region; a neighborhood.
      1. (Nautical) The upper portion of the after side of a ship, usually between the aftermost mast and the stern.
      2. A region or an area of the earth thought of as falling into such a specific division of the compass.
      3. A particular district or section in a city
      1. The scene or setting, as of a novel.
      2. A place or locality, esp. with reference to events or circumstances connected with it, often as a setting for a story, play, etc.
      3. (Computing) The set of settings related to the language and region in which a computer program executes. Examples are language, paper format, currency and time formats, character encoding etc.
      1. Position with regard to surrounding objects, landmarks, etc.
      2. The fact or quality of having position in space.
      3. A particular neighborhood, place, or district:
      1. Surrounding area; vicinity
      2. The districts surrounding a town or city; suburbs or outskirts
      3. A surrounding area, especially of a city.
      1. An area of thought or action; a province or domain:
      2. The police station situated in and having jurisdiction over such a district.
      3. A subdivision or district of a city or town under the jurisdiction of or patrolled by a specific unit of its police force.
      1. Any of the chief administrative districts into which England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Ireland are divided
      2. An administrative district in certain Canadian provinces
      3. A small administrative district of a country
      1. (Mathematics) The set of points surrounding a specified point, each of which is within a certain, usually small distance from the specified point.
      2. A community, district, or area, esp. with regard to some characteristic or point of reference
      3. A district or area with distinctive characteristics:
      1. Ground or a tract of ground, esp. with regard to its natural or topographical features or fitness for some use
      2. Prevailing conditions; setting; milieu
      3. The surface features of an area of land; topography:
      1. (Computers) A group of networked computers that share a common communications address.
      2. A territory over which rule or control is exercised.
      3. (Physics) A region in a ferromagnetic material within which the atoms are magnetically aligned: alignment of these regions results in the material being magnetized
      1. The area or sphere in which an activity takes place:
      2. (Biol.) The region to which a plant or animal is native
      3. The maximum extent or distance limiting operation, action, or effectiveness, as of a sound, radio signal, instrument, firearm, or aircraft:
  2. A limited area

      1. (--- Brit.) The grounds immediately surrounding a religious house or church
      2. A place or enclosure marked off by definite limits, such as walls:
      3. A subdivision or district of a city or town under the jurisdiction of or patrolled by a specific unit of its police force.
      1. A division of a city or town, especially an electoral district, for administrative and representative purposes.
      2. A district of some English and Scottish counties corresponding roughly to the hundred or the wapentake.
      3. (Mormon Ch.) A local unit presided over by a bishop and two counselors
      1. One fourth of a year; three months:
      2. The first or last quarter phase of the moon, when it appears half lighted
      3. The moment marking the end of each fourth of an hour
    See also:

    area

  3. Scope

    See also:

    field