from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to a large geographic region.
- adj. Of or relating to a particular region or district.
- adj. Of or affecting a region of the body: regional pain.
- adj. Of or characteristic of a form of a language that is distributed in identifiable geographic areas and differs in pronunciation, grammar, or vocabulary from the standard form; dialectal.
- n. Something, such as a magazine or a company branch, that serves a region: "earlier attempts to launch glossy regionals for women” ( Business Week).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of, or pertaining to, a specific region or district.
- adj. Of, or pertaining to, a large geographic region.
- adj. Of, or pertaining to, one part of the body.
- adj. Of a state or other geographic area, those parts which are not metropolitan, but are somewhat densely populated and usually contain a number of significant towns.
- n. An entity or event with scope limited to a single region.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to a particular region; sectional.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to a particular region or place; sectional; topical; local.
- Of or pertaining to division into regions, as in anatomy and zoögeography; topographical.
- Specifically, in geology, descriptive of, pertaining to, or affecting an area of considerable extent, that is, a region: used in contrast with local and other terms of similar comparative significance.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. related or limited to a particular region
- adj. characteristic of a region
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