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Areas of countries

airspace

noun

the sky above a particular country that is considered to belong to that country

area

noun

a part of a city, town, country etc

belt

noun

an area of land where there is a particular industry, activity etc

belt

noun

an area where a particular type of person lives

the borderland

noun

the area close to the border between two countries

breadbasket

noun

the area where most of a country’s food is produced

Co.

abbreviation

County

corridor

noun

used about an area of land that belongs to one country but is surrounded by another

country

noun

an area that is known for a particular product, activity, person etc

county

noun

a region that has its own local government in some countries such as the UK and US

county

noun

relating to a county or its government

district

noun

an area of a town or country

district

noun

one of the areas into which a town or country is divided for official purposes

duchy

noun

an area of land belonging to a duke or duchess

dukedom

noun

the area that a duke owns or rules over

the east

noun

the part of a country, region, or place that is in the east

enclave

noun

an area of a country or city where a particular group of people live

frontier

noun

the outer edge of a country or area that is the furthest point where people have started to live and build towns

geography

noun

the way in which people or things are arranged in an area

heartland

noun

the central part of a country

heartland

noun

a part of a country where a particular activity or belief is especially common

interior

noun

the inner part of a country or region that is furthest away from its borders or coasts

kingdom

noun

a country or area ruled by a king or queen

land

noun

a country, or a region

the north

noun

the part of a country, region, or place that is in the north

the North-South Divide

noun

the difference in attitudes or situation between people in the northern and southern parts of a country. In the US, the south is generally more conservative than the north, while in the UK the north is generally poorer than the south.

part

noun

a region of a country or district of a city

prefecture

noun

one of the districts into which some countries are divided

province

noun

one of many areas into which some countries are divided

the provinces

noun

the parts of a country outside the capital city or the large cities

region

noun

a large area of land whose politics, geography, or culture is different from other areas

the Riviera

the part of a country that is warm and near the sea, especially the South of France

the south

noun

the part of a country or place that is in this direction

south-east

noun

the direction that is between south and east. The south-east is the part of a country that is in this direction.

south-west

noun

the direction that is between south and west. The south-west is the part of a country that is in this direction.

state

noun

a region of a country that has its own government for some matters. A country that is divided into states is called a federal country

territory

noun

an area of land controlled by a particular country, leader, or army

territory

noun

an area of land that is officially part of a country but does not have the status of a state or province

territory

noun

an area of a town or country that a person or organization is responsible for, especially as part of their work

trusteeship

noun

a trust territory

trust territory

noun

an area that is governed by a country or countries chosen by the United Nations

the west

noun

the part of a country, region, or place that is in the west

neck of the woods

a particular part of a town or country

the regions

the part of a country outside the capital city

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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