subregion

[suhb-ree-juh n]
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noun

a division or subdivision of a region, especially a division of a zoogeographical region.

Nearby words

  1. subpubic angle,
  2. subpurlin,
  3. subquarter,
  4. subquarterly,
  5. subrational,
  6. subreption,
  7. subright,
  8. subring,
  9. subroc,
  10. subrogate

Origin of subregion

First recorded in 1860–65; sub- + region

Related formssub·re·gion·al, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for subregion

subregion

noun

a subdivision of a region, esp a zoogeographical or ecological region
Derived Formssubregional, adjective

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