Region and Terrain


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Region noun – A broad geographical area.
Usage example: corn is mostly grown in the central regions of the country

Terrain is a synonym for region in territory topic. In some cases you can use "Terrain" instead a noun "Region", when it comes to topics like district, area, confines, country. popular alternative
Nearby Words: regional, regionalism, regionally
Synonyms for Region


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Terrain noun – A region of activity, knowledge, or influence.
Region is a synonym for terrain in territory topic. You can use "Region" instead a noun "Terrain", if it concerns topics such as nature, landscape, expanse, confines. popular alternative
Synonyms for Terrain

How words are described

specific specific region specific terrain
right right region right terrain
certain certain region certain terrain
mountainous mountainous region mountainous terrain
Other adjectives: native, actual, real, chaotic, large, dangerous, flat, new, general, different, local, nearby, snowy, surrounding, volcanic.

Both words in one sentence

  • Each region is filled with terrain and weather that represent it: the region of water, for example, contains a lot of lakes and it rains often.
  • Useful Notes / Appalachia The geography of the region — the remoteness and isolation mentioned above, created by the hilly terrain — makes it a good part of the world to hide unlicensed stills.
  • Useful Notes / Appalachia The New Deal brought electricity to the region in the 1930s-1950s, and so TV and radio broke the region's isolation somewhat — although the hilly terrain makes transmission and reception difficult.
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