Definitions

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  • n. A term used in planetary geology large areas of a planet or moon that are strongly differentiated in colour or albedo.

Etymologies

Latin (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The dictionary meaning of regio is indeed royal or regal.

    Tierra regia?

  • Don Washkewicz, chief executive of Parker Hannifin, a Cleveland-based maker of valves, filters, pumps and other items used in airplanes, trucks and machinery, said in an interview this week that Latin America is one of our leading regio ns now as far as growth ....

    Companies Get Earnings Boost From Latin America

  • Een collega van mij uit die regio kwam er mee aan.

    Larp in de Gelderlander

  • On these figures the GVA per head for the UK (in 2007) is £19,956 (excluding extra-regio) and for Wales it is £14,877.

    The only way is out

  • And it will go a long way to maintaining peace and stability and good-neighborliness in the regio.

    US Calls North-South Korea Meeting ‘Important Step’

  • Someone from Monterrey is a regio, and anything having to do with the city can be described as regio/a. One of the announcers at the local Spanish radio station is from Monterrey, and it's not uncommon to hear one of the staff shouting, "¡Échale, mi regio!"

    Tierra regia?

  • And only right wing regio-nut-know-nothings think Dawkins is only a demagogue.

    Obama Lit In South Carolina Proclaims His Committed Christianity

  • He describes the confusion resulting from a poorly executed chant as a falling into the “zone of dissimilarity” – the regio dissimilitudinis.

    The singing of Psalms and the Divine Office

  • In 1555, a system of sovereign states gained important ground in the Peace of Augsburg, whose formula cuius regio, eius religio, allowed German princes to enforce their own faith within their territory.

    Sovereignty

  • III. coloribus pingere ex tribus pigmentis angularibus Mayerianis, cinnabari scilicet, coeruleo montano et flauo regio mixtis.

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

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