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of or relating to a region of considerable extent; not merely local:
a regional meeting of the Boy Scouts.
of or relating to a particular region, district, area, or part, as of a country; sectional; local:
regional differences in pronunciation.
Medicine/Medical, Anatomy. pertaining to, affecting, or localized in a particular area or part of the body:
regional anesthesia.
having, exhibiting, or characterized by regionalism:
He writes regional novels.
Often, regionals. a regional competition or tournament:
The basketball team won the regionals.
a regional company, branch, stock exchange, etc.:
Regionals are getting stiff competition from the national firms.
of, characteristic of, or limited to a region: the regional dialects of English

regional re·gion·al (rē’jə-nəl)
Of or relating to a region.


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