region Idioms & Phrases


biogeographical region

  • noun an area of the Earth determined by distribution of flora and fauna
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bluegrass region

  • noun an area in central Kentucky noted for it bluegrass and thoroughbred horses
    Bluegrass Country; Bluegrass.
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cortical region

  • noun any of various regions of the cerebral cortex
    cortical area.
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d region

  • noun the lowest region of the ionosphere (35 to 50 miles up) that reflects low-frequency radio waves
    D-layer.
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e region

  • noun a region of the ionosphere (from 50 to 90 miles up) that reflects radio waves of medium length
    E layer; Heaviside layer; Kennelly-Heaviside layer.
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Epigastric region

  • . (Anat.) (a) The whole upper part of the abdomen. (b) An arbitrary division of the abdomen above the umbilical and between the two hypochondriac regions.
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f region

  • noun the highest region of the ionosphere (from 90 to 600 miles up) which contains the highest concentration of free electrons and is most useful for long-range radio transmission
    F layer; Appleton layer.
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french region

  • noun a geographical subdivision of France
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geographic region

  • noun a demarcated area of the Earth
    geographic area; geographic region; geographical area.
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geographical region

  • noun a demarcated area of the Earth
    geographic area; geographic region; geographical area.
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Hypochondriac region

  • (Anat.), a region on either side of the abdomen beneath the cartilages of the false ribs, beside the epigastric, and above the lumbar, region.
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Hypogastric region

  • . (a) The lower part of the abdomen. (b) An arbitrary division of the abdomen below the umbilical and between the two iliac regions.
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Iliac region

  • a region of the abdomen, on either side of the hypogastric regions, and below the lumbar regions.
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infernal region

  • noun (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment
    infernal region; perdition; Hell; Inferno; pit.
    • Hurl'd headlong...To bottomless perdition, there to dwell"- John Milton
    • a demon from the depths of the pit
    • Hell is paved with good intentions"-Dr. Johnson
  • noun (religion) the world of the dead
    underworld; Hades; netherworld; Scheol; Hell.
    • No one goes to Hades with all his immense wealth"-Theognis
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italian region

  • noun Italy is divided into 20 regions for administrative purposes
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lothian region

  • noun a district in southeast central Scotland (south side of the Firth of Forth) and the location of Edinburgh
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Lumbar region

  • (Anat.), the region of the loin; specifically, a region between the hypochondriac and ilias regions, and outside of the umbilical region.
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motor region

  • noun the cortical area that influences motor movements
    motor cortex; Rolando's area; excitable area; motor area.
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nether region

  • noun (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment
    infernal region; perdition; Hell; Inferno; pit.
    • Hurl'd headlong...To bottomless perdition, there to dwell"- John Milton
    • a demon from the depths of the pit
    • Hell is paved with good intentions"-Dr. Johnson
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Ophthalmic region

  • (Zoöl.), the space around the eyes.
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Parotic region

  • (Zoöl.), the space around the ears.
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polar region

  • noun the part of the Earth's surface forming a cap over a pole; characterized by frigid climate
    polar zone; Frigid Zone.
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pubic region

  • noun the lower part of the abdomen just above the external genital organs
    pubes; loins.
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red region

  • noun a place of eternal fire envisaged as punishment for the damned
    hellfire.
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Scapular region, ∨ Scapular tract

  • (Zoöl.), a definite longitudinal area over the shoulder and along each side of the back of a bird, from which the scapular feathers arise.
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sensorimotor region

  • noun an area of the cortex including the precentral gyrus and the postcentral gyrus and combining sensory and motor functions
    sensorimotor area.
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tidewater region

  • noun the coastal plain of the South: eastern parts of Virginia and North Carolina and South Carolina and Georgia
    Tidewater.
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Umbilical region

  • (Anat.), the middle region of the abdomen, bounded above by the epigastric region, below by the hypogastric region, and on the sides by the lumbar regions.
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unknown region

  • noun an unknown and unexplored region
    terra incognita; unknown.
    • they came like angels out the unknown
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xinjiang uighur autonomous region

  • noun an autonomous province in far northwestern China on the border with Mongolia and Kazakhstan; the largest province in the People's Republic of China and the homeland of the Uighur people
    Xinjiang; Sinkiang.
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