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1. region

noun. ['ˈriːdʒən'] the extended spatial location of something.

Synonyms

  • the pits
  • hell
  • zone
  • biosphere
  • interstellar space
  • interior
  • side
  • sign
  • outside
  • nirvana
  • ionosphere
  • maria
  • Edgeworth-Kuiper belt
  • zodiac
  • promised land
  • interplanetary space
  • house
  • vacuity
  • part
  • Sind
  • county
  • bottom
  • air
  • atmosphere
  • extremity
  • snake pit
  • intergalactic space
  • exterior
  • star sign
  • top
  • vacuum
  • Shangri-la
  • deep space
  • heliosphere
  • distance
  • paradise
  • hellhole
  • heaven
  • mare
  • radius
  • Eden
  • planetary house
  • sign of the zodiac
  • aerospace
  • belt
  • location
  • Papua
  • mansion
  • Kuiper belt
  • depth
  • layer
  • inferno
  • inside
  • hell on earth

Antonyms

  • inside
  • natural depression
  • leeward
  • front

Etymology

  • regiun (Anglo-Norman)
  • ''[[regio]], regionem'', from ''[[regere]]'' (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Region

  • norwegian
  • collegian
  • legion

Example sentences of the word region


1. Noun, singular or mass
Mehta also expanded the tradition to a more holistic massage of the head, neck and shoulder region.

Quotes containing the word region


1. I hope I'm wrong, but I am afraid that Iraq is going to turn out to be the greatest disaster in American foreign policy - worse than Vietnam, not in the number who died, but in terms of its unintended consequences and its reverberation throughout the region.
- Madeleine Albright

2. I've said for a long time, clearly the - a, a critical key to success in the region is going to be Pakistan and our relationship with Pakistan, which was one that was broken in the late '80s and which we've worked hard to restore.
- Michael Mullen

3. I do not pretend to be able to prove that there is no God. I equally cannot prove that Satan is a fiction. The Christian god may exist; so may the gods of Olympus, or of ancient Egypt, or of Babylon. But no one of these hypotheses is more probable than any other: they lie outside the region of even probable knowledge, and therefore there is no reason to consider any of them.
- Bertrand Russell, Why I Am Not a Christian and Other Essays on Religion and Related Subjects

2. region

noun. ['ˈriːdʒən'] a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve.

Synonyms

  • pubic region
  • sole
  • waistline
  • side
  • body part
  • midsection
  • middle
  • waist
  • lunule
  • ring of color
  • cortical region
  • groin
  • perineum
  • quick
  • yellow spot
  • macula
  • parafovea
  • area of cardiac dullness
  • pressure point
  • fovea centralis
  • palm
  • pubes
  • areola
  • macular area
  • hypochondrium
  • lunula
  • cleavage
  • midriff
  • macula lutea
  • fovea
  • inguen
  • epigastrium
  • thenar
  • erogenous zone
  • area
  • loins
  • half-moon

Antonyms

  • deregulate
  • outdoor
  • exterior
  • foreign

Etymology

  • regiun (Anglo-Norman)
  • ''[[regio]], regionem'', from ''[[regere]]'' (Latin)

3. region

noun. ['ˈriːdʒən'] a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth.

Synonyms

  • territory
  • country
  • biogeographical region
  • geographical area
  • unknown region
  • zone of interior
  • field
  • unknown
  • heartland
  • geographical region
  • irredenta
  • theater of operations
  • domain
  • field of operations
  • geographic region
  • dominion
  • land
  • territorial dominion
  • testing ground
  • irridenta
  • demesne
  • laboratory
  • geographic area
  • northland
  • breadbasket
  • theatre
  • antipodes
  • southland
  • theater of war
  • theater
  • backwater
  • location
  • area
  • theatre of war
  • theatre of operations
  • terra incognita

Antonyms

  • windward
  • reverse
  • starboard
  • larboard

Etymology

  • regiun (Anglo-Norman)
  • ''[[regio]], regionem'', from ''[[regere]]'' (Latin)

4. region

noun. ['ˈriːdʒən'] the approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of').

Synonyms

  • neighborhood

Antonyms

  • top
  • bottom

Etymology

  • regiun (Anglo-Norman)
  • ''[[regio]], regionem'', from ''[[regere]]'' (Latin)

5. region

noun. ['ˈriːdʒən'] a knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about.

Synonyms

  • realm
  • knowledge base
  • domain

Antonyms

  • outward
  • external
  • descent
  • ascent

Etymology

  • regiun (Anglo-Norman)
  • ''[[regio]], regionem'', from ''[[regere]]'' (Latin)
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