subregion

[ suhb-ree-juhn ]
/ ˈsʌbˌri dʒən /

noun

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

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Origin of subregion

First recorded in 1860–65; sub- + region

OTHER WORDS FROM subregion

sub·re·gion·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for subregion

subregion
/ (sʌbˈriːdʒən) /

noun

a subdivision of a region, esp a zoogeographical or ecological region

Derived forms of subregion

subregional, adjective
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