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region US English

An area or division, especially part of a country or the world having definable characteristics but not always fixed boundaries

region US Thesaurus

the western region of the country

faunal region US English

Another term for zoogeographical region.

Intermontane Region US English

A term for the mountain and basin regions lying between the Rocky Mountains and the mountains of the US western coast

in the region of US English


zoogeographical region US English

Each of a number of major areas of the earth having characteristic fauna (especially mammals). They include the Palearctic, Ethiopian, Oriental, Australian, Nearctic, and Neotropical regions

bioregion US English

A region defined by characteristics of the natural environment rather than by man-made divisions

ecoregion US English

A major ecosystem defined by distinctive geography and receiving uniform solar radiation and moisture

subregion US English

A division of a region

Asia-Pacific US English

A business region consisting of the whole of Asia as well as the countries of the Pacific Rim