Re"gion (r?"j?n), n. [F. r'egion, from L. regio a direction, a boundary line, region, fr. regere to guide, direct. See Regimen.]
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,
Or unknown region.
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.
The upper air; the sky; the heavens.
Anon the dreadful thunder
Doth rend the region.
The inhabitants of a district.
Matt. iii. 5.
Place; rank; station.
[Obs. or R.]
He is of too high a region.
© Webster 1913.