region-n; 6 Senses

Sense Number 1: a geometric spatial extension

Commentary: REGION[+location][+spatial][+extension][+geometric]

Draw a line to bisect the rectangle into two equal regions.
What is the region occupied by a cube having a side of 3 inches?
The region of space around a black hole is highly curved.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: an anatomical functional area of a body

Commentary: REGION[+location][+anatomical][+functional]

The patient reported pains in the abdominal region.
The MRI revealed a small blockage in the region of the cerebral cortex.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: a geographical area of the earth, characterized in some way

Commentary: REGION[+location][+geographical][+area][+characterized]

Our journey took us through some lovely farming regions of France.
There are fields of sea ice forming in regions near the south pole.
Silicon Valley remains a region of innovative high technology.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 4: an approximate quantity

Commentary: REGION[+quantity][+approximate]

Their annual sales are in the region of about $30 million.
It will take in the region of two or three months to complete this job.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4

Sense Number 5: a subject domain, topic

Commentary: REGION[+entity][+symbolic][+domain][+knowledge]

We are entering the region of speculation, not fact, with these statements.
He studies an esoteric region of materials science.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5

Sense Number 6: an administrative district, e.g., of a city government

Commentary: REGION[+location][+geographical][+district][+political][+administrative]

He is an administrator for the whole region of the state.
Their city government is divided into five regions.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1a