Region

Definition of Region

Re´gion   Pronunciation: r?´j?n
n.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.
If thence he 'scappe, into whatever world,
Or unknown region.
- Milton.
2.Tract, part, or space, lying about and including anything; neighborhood; vicinity; sphere.
Philip, tetrarch of .. the region of Trachonitis.
- Luke iii. 1.
3.The upper air; the sky; the heavens.
Anon the dreadful thunder
Doth rend the region.
- Shak.
4.The inhabitants of a district.
5.Place; rank; station.
He is of too high a region.
- Shak.

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