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noun [countable] American English pronunciation: region /ˈridʒən/ 
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singularregion
pluralregions
  1. 1
    a large area of land whose politics, geography, or culture is different from other areas

    Wages varied from region to region.

    the Muslim region of southern Russia

    Peru's eastern jungle region

  2. 2
    a particular area of your body

    He complained of pain in the abdominal region.

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