(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.
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If thence he 'scappe, into whatever world,
Or unknown region.
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2. Tract, part, or space, lying about and including anything; neighborhood; vicinity; sphere. "Though the fork invade the region of my heart." Shak.
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Philip, tetrarch of .. the region of Trachonitis.
Luke iii. 1.
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3. The upper air; the sky; the heavens. [Obs.]
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Anon the dreadful thunder
Doth rend the region.
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4. The inhabitants of a district. Matt. iii. 5.
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5. Place; rank; station. [Obs. or R.]
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He is of too high a region.
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