Definition of Geographical region

1. Noun. A demarcated area of the Earth.

Exact synonyms: Geographic Area, Geographic Region, Geographical Area
Specialized synonyms: Soil, Territory, Colony, Dependency, Semidesert, Narco-state, Place, Property, Basin, Catchment Area, Catchment Basin, Drainage Area, Drainage Basin, River Basin, Watershed, Environs, Purlieu, Geographical Zone, Zone, Environment, Environs, Surround, Surroundings, Dust Bowl, Hemisphere, Hot Spot, Hotspot, Panhandle, Country, Rural Area, Sphere, Sphere Of Influence, Field, Settlement, Parcel, Parcel Of Land, Piece Of Ground, Piece Of Land, Tract, Populated Area, Urban Area, Wild, Wilderness, Killing Field, Northern Europe, French Region, Baltic Republic, Baltic State, Colony, Dar Al-islam, House Of Islam, Dar Al-harb, House Of War
Specialized synonyms: Andalucia, Andalusia, Appalachia, Adelie Coast, Adelie Land, Terre Adelie, Bad Lands, Badlands, Barbary, Bithynia, Nubia, Caucasia, Caucasus, Transcaucasia, Coats Land, East, Eastern United States, Southeast, Southeastern United States, Southwest, Southwestern United States, Northeast, Northeastern United States, Northwest, Northwestern United States, Middle West, Midwest, Midwestern United States, Pacific Northwest, Enderby Land, Finger Lakes, Maghreb, Mahgrib, Big Bend, Queen Maud Land, Victoria Land, Wilkes Land, West, Western United States, East Africa, Cappadocia, Galatia, Phrygia, Pontus, Illyria, Caribbean, Bengal, Patagonia, Pampas, Southeast Asia, Manchuria, Turkestan, Turkistan, French Indochina, Mesoamerica, Czechoslovakia, Moravia, Bohemia, Scandinavia, Sachsen, Saxe, Saxony, Rheinland, Rhineland, Brandenburg, Preussen, Prussia, Ruhr, Ruhr Valley, Thuringia, Karelia, Epirus, Laconia, Lycia, Lydia, Thessalia, Thessaly, Arcadia, Middle East, Mideast, Near East, Fertile Crescent, West Bank, Galilee, Gaza, Gaza Strip, Golan, Golan Heights, Canaan, Holy Land, Palestine, Promised Land, Juda, Judah, Judaea, Judea, Philistia, Byzantine Empire, Byzantium, Eastern Roman Empire, Western Empire, Western Roman Empire, Serbia, Srbija, Crna Gora, Montenegro, Dalmatia, Labrador, Canadian Maritime Provinces, Maritime Provinces, Maritimes, Klondike, Austria-hungary, British Empire, Cumbria, New Forest, East Anglia, Lancashire, Yorkshire, Northumbria, West Country, Wessex, Ulster, Caledonia, Hindustan, Sikkim, Canara, Kanara, Punjab, Gujarat, Gujerat, Maharashtra, Gulf States, Elam, Susiana, Levant, Macedon, Macedonia, Makedonija, Thrace, Mesopotamia, Babylonia, Chaldaea, Chaldea, Chaldaea, Chaldea, Sumer, Assyria, Phenicia, Phoenicia, Gallia, Gaul, Riviera, Midi, Normandie, Normandy, Orleanais, Lyonnais, Savoy, Guiana, Friesland, Frisia, Thule, Ultima Thule, Lapland, Lappland, Tartary, Tatary, Mongolia, Spanish Sahara, Western Sahara, Cashmere, Jammu And Kashmir, Kashmir, Parthia, Najd, Nejd, Hedjaz, Hejaz, Hijaz, Chechen Republic, Chechenia, Chechnya, Siberia, European Russia, Livonia, Colchis, Donbas, Donbass, Donets Basin, Iberia, Latin America, Galicia, Leon, Soudan, Sudan, Tanganyika, Kurdistan, Iraqi Kurdistan, Ionia, East Coast, West Coast, New England, Mid-atlantic States, Gulf States, Confederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States Of America, Dixie, Dixieland, South, South, Deep South, Sunbelt, Tidewater, Tidewater Region, Piedmont, North, Carolina, Carolinas, Dakota, Bluegrass, Bluegrass Country, Bluegrass Region, Low Countries, Lusitania, Schlesien, Silesia, Slask, Slezsko, Big Sur, Silicon Valley, Black Africa, Sub-saharan Africa, Scythia, North Africa, West Africa
Generic synonyms: Region

Lexicographical Neighbors of Geographical Region

geographic choroidopathy
geographic expedition
geographic information science
geographic information system
geographic keratitis
geographic locations
geographic point
geographic region
geographic stippling of nails
geographic tongue
geographical area
geographical mile
geographical point
geographical region (current term)
geographical zone
geography fair

Literary usage of Geographical region

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Across Africa by Verney Lovett Cameron, Daniel Oliver (1877)
"Loose Masses of Granite.— Weather-worn Cliffs.—Fantastic Forms.—Numerous Land-slips.—Black Beaches. —The West of Tanganyika.—A New geographical region. ..."

2. Rambles in North-western America: From the Pacific Ocean to the Rocky by John Mortimer Murphy (1879)
"... vapours, and gigantic geysers—Magical ornamentation and colouring of calcareous terraces—Abundance of game and fish—An important geographical region. ..."

3. A Comparative Study of FAO and USDA Data on Production, Area, and Trade of by Leonardo A. Paulino, Shen Sheng Tseng (1980)
"Cereal production: totals of identical FAO and USDA estimates by economic group and geographical region, 1970 26. FAO and USDA estimates of production and ..."

4. A Meta-analysis of Rates of Return to Agricultural R&D: Ex Pede Herculem? by Julian M. Alston (2000)
"Table 17—Rates of return by geographical region of research performer (count) (percentage) ... geographical region ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... in one climatic or geographical region might be termed an ... by common edaphic factors of the habitat, and which occur in any geographical region. ..."

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