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regionnoun [C]

uk   us   /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 region 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.
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