geographic region

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Noun1.geographic region - a demarcated area of the Earthgeographic region - a demarcated area of the Earth  
territory, soil - the geographical area under the jurisdiction of a sovereign state; "American troops were stationed on Japanese soil"
dependency, colony - a geographical area politically controlled by a distant country
semidesert - a region much like a desert but usually located between a desert and the surrounding regions
narco-state - an area that has been taken over and is controlled and corrupted by drug cartels and where law enforcement is effectively nonexistent; "this Mexican town has become a narco-state that ships 100 pounds of cocaine to the United States every day"
place, property - any area set aside for a particular purpose; "who owns this place?"; "the president was concerned about the property across from the White House"
catchment area, catchment basin, drainage area, drainage basin, river basin, watershed, basin - the entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; an area characterized by all runoff being conveyed to the same outlet; "flood control in the Missouri basin"
purlieu, environs - an outer adjacent area of any place
geographical zone, zone - any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude
environs, surround, surroundings, environment - the area in which something exists or lives; "the country--the flat agricultural surround"
dust bowl - a region subject to dust storms; especially the central region of United States subject to dust storms in the 1930s
hemisphere - half of the terrestrial globe
hot spot, hotspot - a place of political unrest and potential violence; "the United States cannot police all of the world's hot spots"
panhandle - a relatively narrow strip of land projecting from some larger area; "Wheeling is located in the northern panhandle of West Virginia"
region - a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth; "penguins inhabit the polar regions"
rural area, country - an area outside of cities and towns; "his poetry celebrated the slower pace of life in the country"
sphere of influence, sphere - the geographical area in which one nation is very influential
field - a geographic region (land or sea) under which something valuable is found; "the diamond fields of South Africa"
settlement - an area where a group of families live together
populated area, urban area - a geographical area constituting a city or town
wild, wilderness - a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition; "it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers"
killing field - (usually plural) an area where many people have died (usually by massacre or genocide during war or violent civil disturbance)
northern Europe - the northernmost countries of Europe
French region - a geographical subdivision of France
Baltic Republic, Baltic State - European countries bordering the Baltic Sea
Colony - one of the 13 British colonies that formed the original states of the United States
Dar al-Islam, House of Islam - areas where Muslims are in the majority
Dar al-harb, House of War - areas where Muslims are in the minority and are persecuted
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3.2.3 Revenues by End-user Market and Key Geographic Region
Users can compare brand or product line movement for a given time period and geographic region against both the total units and dollars for that product line and/or a specific competitive set.
Furthermore, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) mortality varied significantly by sex, race, and geographic region, noted Eric Y.
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has taken action to ensure that phone numbers continue to be available to meet demand in the 619 area code by allowing both the 619 and 858 area codes to be used in the same geographic region.
Rates of potentially preventable hospitalizations in the United States declined 14% from 2005 to 2011, but rates varied widely by geographic region, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQJ.
In addition, the Group was honoured with four geographic region awards, a Marketing Velocity award for digital and social marketer of the year, and a further 15 theatre awards.
The study details the five-year market outlooks in each major country market and geographic region. Demographic factors, such as declining birth rates and increases in elderly populations, are assessed in the projections of the potential market sizes for hygiene absorbent products.
The story of the Jews from Arab lands is a saga that extends over hundreds of years and a vast geographic region. The pages are yellowing, nearly disintegrated.
Greece is concerned that the recognition of Macedonia's name could allow it to have territorial claims for it since much of northern Greece is also in the geographic region of Macedonia.
"Greece believes and has repeatedly stated that the solution lies in a fair compromise, in a name with a geographical qualifier, since Macedonia is a geographic region that overlaps the territory of more than one country.
ePlus said that it was awarded Oracle Solution Elite status by meeting specific competency criteria and having focused technical resources in the West geographic region.

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