from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Of or relating to a large geographic region.
- adjective Of or relating to a particular region or district.
- adjective Of or affecting a region of the body.
- adjective 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.
- noun Something, such as a magazine or a company branch, that serves a region.
from The Century Dictionary.
- 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.
- 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.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Of or pertaining to a particular region; sectional.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective Of, or pertaining to, a specific
- adjective Of, or pertaining to, a large
- adjective Of, or pertaining to, one part of the
- adjective Australia 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.
- noun An entity or event with
scopelimited to a single region.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective related or limited to a particular region
- adjective characteristic of a region
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But if you live in some of the states across the country, they're going to be holding this kind of regional, what they call regional health care summits, involving the governors, who'll be hosting administration officials talking about these at town halls at Michigan next week, followed by Vermont, Iowa, North Carolina, California.
So far as Foreign Ministers are concerned, we've of course been having our own conversations about these matters but also discussing what we describe as the regional architecture.
PRINCE CHUDY CHUKWANE, DEMOCRATIC ANALYST: If you take the case of Buhari, Buhari is what you call a regional champion.
PRINCE CHUCI CHUKWAN, DEMOCRATIC ANALYST: If you take the case of Buhari, Buhari is what you call a regional champion.
PRINCE CHUDI CHUKWANE, DEMOCRATIC ANALYST: If you take the case of Buhari, Buhari is what you call a regional champion.
This same approach applies to what we call regional architecture
MCINTYRE: Gates warned failure in Iraq could draw Syria, Iran, Turkey and even Saudi Arabia into what he called a regional conflagration.
MCINTYRE: Gates warned, failure in Iraq could draw Syria, Iran, Turkey, and even Saudi Arabia, into what he called a regional conflagration.
We have what they call a regional task force, a regional terrorist group, not only of the officers in Philadelphia, but we're linked up with the FBI, the surrounding areas, everyone working together, which makes it (ph) very important with the idea that if we can get intelligence with (UNINTELLIGIBLE) be (ph) exactly in Philadelphia, but if it's in surrounding areas.
At a news conference on Wednesday, Wolfensohn said his meetings in SA - which he described as the regional economic powerhouse - would include discussions on trade and investment which might flow from SA to the region, and the extent to which the World Bank could be useful.