region (part of speech: noun)
domain, sector, area, place, plot, colony, Shire, precinct, dukedom, district, borough, zone, nation, lot, country, bailiwick, empire, duchy, division, beat, parcel, canton, circuit, neighborhood, territory, kingdom, city, province, commonweal, town, region, riding, tract, quarter, municipality, county, field, realm, state, locality
- These new positions could not descend to an heiress, unlike a barony or earldom. - "Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed.", S. A. Reilly.
- An earldom then was not a mere empty title with nothing in it but a blue sash and a scorbutic temperament, but it gave almost absolute authority over one or more shires, and was also a good piece of property. - "Comic History of England", Bill Nye.
- Edmund, when not occupied with the affairs of his earldom, spent much of his time with the king, who saw in him a spirit of intelligence and activity which resembled his own. - "The Dragon and the Raven or, The Days of King Alfred", G. A. Henty.