Re"gion(r?"j?n), n. [F. rgion, from L. regio a direction, a boundary line, region, fr. regere to guide, direct. See Regimen.] 1. One of the grand districts or quarters into which any space or surface, as of the earth or the heavens, is conceived of as divided; hence, in general, a portion of space or territory of indefinite extent; country; province; district; tract.
If thence he 'scappe, into whatever world,Milton.
Or unknown region.
2. Tract, part, or space, lying about and including anything; neighborhood; vicinity; sphere. "Though the fork invade the region of my heart."
Philip, tetrarch of .. the region of Trachonitis.Luke iii. 1.
3. The upper air; the sky; the heavens.
Anon the dreadful thunderShak.
Doth rend the region.
4. The inhabitants of a district.
Matt. iii. 5.
5. Place; rank; station.
[Obs. or R.]
He is of too high a region.Shak.
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