region (part of speech: noun)
domain, sector, area, place, plot, colony, Shire, precinct, earldom, district, borough, zone, nation, lot, country, bailiwick, empire, dukedom, division, beat, parcel, canton, circuit, neighborhood, territory, kingdom, city, province, commonweal, town, region, riding, tract, quarter, municipality, county, field, realm, state, locality
- His father held important employments in the duchy, and Joseph himself entered its civil service. - "A Short History of French Literature", George Saintsbury.
- Rouen became the capital of the new Duchy of Normandy, and the old name of Neustria disappeared. - "Normandy, Complete The Scenery & Romance Of Its Ancient Towns", Gordon Home.
- The under lip, a Burgundian inheritance, as faithfully transmitted as the duchy and county, was heavy and hanging; the lower jaw protruding so far beyond the upper, that it was impossible for him to bring together the few fragments of teeth which still remained, or to speak a whole sentence in an intelligible voice. - "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.