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English definition of “region”

region

noun [C]     /ˈriː.dʒən/
B1 a particular area or part of the world , or any of the large official areas into which a country is divided : the semi-desert regions of Australia the Birmingham regionParts of countriesAreas of land in generalSpace - general words a particular part of someone's body : He said he had sharp pains in the stomach region/the region of the stomach . in the region of C1 approximately : They estimate that the temperature yesterday was ( somewhere ) in the region of -30°C.Approximate Grammar:Nationalities, languages, countries and regionsWhen we refer to a nation or region, we can use:
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