geographical region

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Noun1.geographical region - a demarcated area of the Earthgeographical 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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It presents ancient Greek epigraphs by geographical region, and within a region alphabetically by city, and each editor takes responsibility for the published in particular areas.
Lim added that East Malaysians should be reassured by the pact's 'vision of unity embracing all races and religions as well as every geographical region'.
The effect of geographical region and maternal health was studied on the basis of milk SCC and total bacterial load.
Awarded to exemplary channel partners, the Cisco Partner Summit Geographical Region awards are designed to recognize best-in-class business practices and serve as a model to the industry within their respective regions.
"It is an honour to recognise Fast Lane with a Cisco Partner Summit Geographical Region award as Learning Partner of the Year, further underscoring its stellar accomplishments in EMEAR."
Europe remained the most peaceful geographical region in the world with Greece being the region's greatest improver, jumping 22 places in the global rankings.
Rarefied number of taxa expected for each geographical region ([RS.sub.9]) was highest in the Western Archipelago region and lowest in the Amundsen Gulf region (Figs.
Nujaifi explained that a geographical regions must be established in two phases, the first is the creation of a geographical region of Nineveh province , within the administrative border , then comes the second phase of negotiations with other or neighboring provinces to affiliate and to address the relationship between them according to the Constitution.
Alcohol consumption was not affected by participants' sex, age, socioeconomic status, or geographical region.
During the summit's Geographical Region Awards, the company was recognised with 'Partner of the Year', 'Enterprise Partner of the Year' and 'Services Partner of the Year' awards for the Middle East region in 2013, said a statement.
Andrew Kennedy, business projects officer at Wales & West Utilities, said: "We are moving our central store from Grangetown, Cardiff to be more centrally located in our geographical region. We looked at more than 10 buildings in the area but the Reevesland unit appealed because of its location and good access to the M4."

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