- Also called domain. an open connected set.
- the union of such a set and some or all of its boundary points.
- region of back,
- region of chest,
- region of face,
- region of head,
- region of inferior limb
Origin of region
Examples from the Web for region
And that may well be what is happening in the Barnett Shale region around, yes, Dallas and Irving.26 Earthquakes Later, Fracking’s Smoking Gun Is in Texas|James Joiner|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Instead, spa hotels filled up with over 30,000 refugees from the war-troubled Donbas region of eastern Ukraine.
In doing so he exposed the failure of other airlines in the region to see the huge pent-up demand for cheap travel.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501|Clive Irving|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The region is marketed for visitors as “Aryan Valley,” and many citizens have taken to tacking on “Aryan” to their last names.
The weather on the route of AirAsia Flight 8501 was not unusual for the region and the season.
The Gods, in short belong to the region of belief, while morality belongs to that of practice.The Necessity of Atheism|Dr. D.M. Brooks
This is a slightly lower proportion of ministers per church than the region averages.The Church on the Changing Frontier|Helen O. Belknap
It is situated in a deep valley in the Hungarian Ore Mountains region.
Rather, as years go by, does the region become more inhospitable.The Expositor's Bible:The Book of Numbers|Robert A. Watson
President Wilson, who used occasionally to spend his vacation in the Lake region, was one of his friends.The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Volume I|Burton J. Hendrick
Word Origin for region
c.1300, "tract of land of a considerable but indefinite extent," from Anglo-French regioun, Old French region "land, region, province" (12c.), from Latin regionem (nominative regio) "a district, portion of a country, territory, district; a direction, line; boundary line, limit," noun of state from past participle stem of regere "to direct, rule" (see regal). Phrase in the region of "about" (of numbers, etc.) is recorded from 1961.
see in the neighborhood (region) of.