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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class II. Words Relating to Space
Section I. Space in General
1. Abstract Space

181. [Definite Space.] Region.

   NOUN:REGION, sphere, ground, soil, area, realm, hemisphere, quarter, orb, circuit, circle; pale (limit) [See Limit]; compartment, department; clearing; domain, tract, terrain, dominion, colony, commonwealth, territory, country, fatherland, motherland.
  canton, county, shire, province, arrondissement [F.], mofussil [India], parish, diocese, township, commune, ward, wapentake [hist.], hundred, riding, lathe [Kent, Eng.], soke [hist.], tithing, bailiwick; principality, duchy, palatinate, archduchy, dukedom, kingdom, empire.
  precinct, arena, enceinte [F.], walk, march, district, beat; patch, plot, inclosure, close, enclave, field, garth, court; street (abode) [See Abode]; paddock (inclosure) [See Inclosure].
  CLIME, climate, zone, meridian, latitude.
   ADJECTIVE:TERRITORIAL, local, parochial, provincial, regional, insular.