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Division vs. Region

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Division

The action of separating something into parts or the process of being separated
A gene that helps regulate cell division
The division of the land into small fields
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Region

In geography, regions are areas that are broadly divided by physical characteristics (physical geography), human impact characteristics (human geography), and the interaction of humanity and the environment (environmental geography). Geographic regions and sub-regions are mostly described by their imprecisely defined, and sometimes transitory boundaries, except in human geography, where jurisdiction areas such as national borders are defined in law.
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Division

Difference or disagreement between two or more groups, typically producing tension
A growing sense of division between north and south
Deep cultural divisions
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Region

A large, usually continuous segment of a surface or space
The upper regions of the atmosphere.
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Division

The process of dividing one number by another
No multiplication or division is necessary
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Region

A portion of the earth's surface distinguished from others by some characteristic
The coastal region.
The region of storm damage.
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Division

Each of the parts into which something is divided
The main divisions of the book
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Region

A bioregion.
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Division

A partition
The villagers lived in a communal building and there were no solid divisions between neighbours
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Region

A political district or unit, often with its adjacent lands
The Osaka region.
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Division

The act or process of dividing.
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Region

An area of the body having natural or arbitrarily assigned boundaries
The abdominal region.
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Division

The state of having been divided.
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Region

An area of interest or activity; a sphere
The region of gender studies.
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Division

(Mathematics) The operation of determining how many times one quantity is contained in another; the inverse of multiplication.
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Region

An approximate degree or amount
Costs in the region of one billion dollars.
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Division

The proportional distribution of a quantity or entity
The division of his property among his heirs.
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Region

Any considerable and connected part of a space or surface; specifically, a tract of land or sea of considerable but indefinite extent; a country; a district; in a broad sense, a place without special reference to location or extent but viewed as an entity for geographical, social or cultural reasons.
The equatorial regions
The temperate regions
The polar regions
The upper regions of the atmosphere
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Division

Something, such as a boundary or partition, that serves to divide or keep separate.
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Region

An administrative subdivision of a city, a territory, a country.
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Division

One of the parts, sections, or groups into which something is divided.
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Region

(historical) Such a division of the city of Rome and of the territory about Rome, of which the number varied at different times; a district, quarter, or ward.
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Division

An area of government or corporate activity organized as an administrative or functional unit.
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Region

An administrative subdivision of the European Union.
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Division

A territorial section marked off for political or governmental purposes.
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Region

A subnational region of Chile; equivalent to province.
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Division

An administrative and tactical military unit that is smaller than a corps but is self-contained and equipped for prolonged combat activity.
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Region

(Ontario) regional municipality
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Division

A group of several ships of similar type forming a tactical unit under a single command in the US Navy.
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Region

Ellipsis of administrative region
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Division

A former unit of the US Air Force that was larger than a wing and smaller than an air force.
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Region

(figuratively) The inhabitants of a region or district of a country.
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Division

(Botany) The taxonomic category ranking just below kingdom, consisting of one or more related classes, and corresponding approximately to a phylum in zoological classification.
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Region

(anatomy) A place in or a part of the body in any way indicated.
The abdominal regions
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Division

A category created for purposes of competition, as in boxing.
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Region

(obsolete) Place; rank; station; dignity.
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Division

Variance of opinion; disagreement.
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Region

(obsolete) The space from the earth's surface out to the orbit of the moon: properly called the elemental region.
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Division

A splitting into factions; disunion.
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Region

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.
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Division

The physical separation and regrouping of members of a parliament according to their stand on an issue put to vote.
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Region

Tract, part, or space, lying about and including anything; neighborhood; vicinity; sphere.
Philip, tetrarch of .. the region of Trachonitis.
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Division

(Biology) Cell division.
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Region

The upper air; the sky; the heavens.
Anon the dreadful thunderDoth rend the region.
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Division

A type of propagation characteristic of plants that spread by means of newly formed parts such as bulbs, suckers, or rhizomes.
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Region

The inhabitants of a district.
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Division

(uncountable) The act or process of dividing anything.
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Region

Place; rank; station.
He is of too high a region.
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Division

Each of the separate parts of something resulting from division.
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Region

The extended spatial location of something;
The farming regions of France
Religions in all parts of the world
Regions of outer space
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Division

The process of dividing a number by another.
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Region

A part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve;
In the abdominal region
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Division

(arithmetic) A calculation that involves this process.
I've got ten divisions to do for my homework.
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Region

A large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth;
Penguins inhabit the polar regions
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Division

(military) A formation, usually made up of two or three brigades.
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Region

The approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of');
It was going to take in the region of two or three months to finish the job
The price is in the neighborhood of $100
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Division

A usually high-level section of a large company or conglomerate.
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Region

A knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about;
It was a limited domain of discourse
Here we enter the region of opinion
The realm of the occult
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Division

(taxonomy) A rank below kingdom and above class, particularly used of plants or fungi, also (particularly of animals) called a phylum; a taxon at that rank.
Magnolias belong to the division Magnoliophyta.
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Division

A disagreement; a difference of viewpoint between two sides of an argument.
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Division

(government) A method by which a legislature is separated into groups in order to take a better estimate of vote than a voice vote.
The House of Commons has voted to approve the third reading of the bill without a division. The bill will now progress to the House of Lords.
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Division

(music) A florid instrumental variation of a melody in the 17th and 18th centuries, originally conceived as the dividing of each of a succession of long notes into several short ones.
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Division

(music) A set of pipes in a pipe organ which are independently controlled and supplied.
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Division

(legal) A concept whereby a common group of debtors are only responsible for their proportionate sum of the total debt.
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Division

(computing) Any of the four major parts of a COBOL program source code.
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Division

A lesson; a class.
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Division

(Australia) A parliamentary constituency.
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Division

The act or process of diving anything into parts, or the state of being so divided; separation.
I was overlooked in the division of the spoil.
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Division

That which divides or keeps apart; a partition.
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Division

The portion separated by the divining of a mass or body; a distinct segment or section.
Communities and divisions of men.
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Division

Disunion; difference in opinion or feeling; discord; variance; alienation.
There was a division among the people.
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Division

Difference of condition; state of distinction; distinction; contrast.
I will put a division between my people and thy people.
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Division

Separation of the members of a deliberative body, esp. of the Houses of Parliament, to ascertain the vote.
The motion passed without a division.
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Division

The process of finding how many times one number or quantity is contained in another; the reverse of multiplication; also, the rule by which the operation is performed.
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Division

The separation of a genus into its constituent species.
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Division

Two or more brigades under the command of a general officer.
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Division

One of the groups into which a fleet is divided.
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Division

A course of notes so running into each other as to form one series or chain, to be sung in one breath to one syllable.
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Division

The distribution of a discourse into parts; a part so distinguished.
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Division

A grade or rank in classification; a portion of a tribe or of a class; or, in some recent authorities, equivalent to a subkingdom.
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Division

An army unit large enough to sustain combat;
Two infantry divisions were held in reserve
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Division

One of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole;
The written part of the exam
The finance section of the company
The BBC's engineering division
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Division

The act or process of dividing
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Division

An administrative unit in government or business
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Division

An arithmetic operation that is the inverse of multiplication; the quotient of two numbers is computed
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Division

Discord that splits a group
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Division

A league ranked by quality;
He played baseball in class D for two years
Princeton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA
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Division

(biology) a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category
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Division

(botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum
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Division

A unit of the United States Air Force usually comprising two or more wings
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Division

A group of ships of similar type
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Division

The act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart
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