unknown region


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Noun1.unknown region - an unknown and unexplored regionunknown region - an unknown and unexplored region; "they came like angels out the unknown"
region - a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth; "penguins inhabit the polar regions"
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But there was a more real life for Hester Prynne, here, in New England, that in that unknown region where Pearl had found a home.
We look forward with impatience for some able geologist to explore this sublime but almost unknown region.
I followed her; she opened the sash, and leaning out I saw in full the enclosed demesne which had hitherto been to me an unknown region.
It was not in point of actual conversation that Mr Willet shone so brilliantly, for he had none of his old cronies to 'tackle,' and was rather timorous of venturing on Joe; having certain vague misgivings within him, that he was ready on the shortest notice, and on receipt of the slightest offence, to fell the Black Lion to the floor of his own parlour, and immediately to withdraw to China or some other remote and unknown region, there to dwell for evermore, or at least until he had got rid of his remaining arm and both legs, and perhaps an eye or so, into the bargain.
To wait, listening again, in the darkness of that unknown region, was more than I had courage for.
It was fifteen years since Silas Marner had first come to Raveloe; he was then simply a pallid young man, with prominent short-sighted brown eyes, whose appearance would have had nothing strange for people of average culture and experience, but for the villagers near whom he had come to settle it had mysterious peculiarities which corresponded with the exceptional nature of his occupation, and his advent from an unknown region called "North'ard".
If thence he scape into what ever world, Or unknown Region, what remains him less Then unknown dangers and as hard escape.
As a story of unprecedented adventure in a distant and unknown region it speaks thrillingly to the universal human sense of romance.
I had now, in some measure, got rid of the mauvaise honte that had formerly oppressed me so much; there was a pleasing excitement in the idea of entering these unknown regions, and making my way alone among its strange inhabitants.
Through the woods that spread back into unknown regions the woman had drawn an imaginary line, and past this circle she never stepped.
In the instance where three years intervened between the flinging of the two harpoons; and I think it may have been something more than that; the man who darted them happening, in the interval, to go in a trading ship on a voyage to Africa, went ashore there, joined a discovery party, and penetrated far into the interior, where he travelled for a period of nearly two years, often endangered by serpents, savages, tigers, poisonous miasmas, with all the other common perils incident to wandering in the heart of unknown regions.
There was no place near us which would in any way answer our purpose, so turning our backs upon Nukuheva, we commenced exploring the unknown regions which lay upon the other side of the mountain.