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1. an area considered as a unit for geographical, functional, social, or cultural reasons
2. an administrative division of a country
3. (in Scotland from 1975 until 1996) any of the nine territorial divisions into which the mainland of Scotland was divided for purposes of local government; replaced in 1996 by council areas



(1) A territory identified by certain characteristics or peculiarities. In many cases, a taxonomic unit, as in physico-geographical region.

(2) In certain countries outside the USSR, an administrative and territorial unit, as in Paris region.


(computer science)
A group of machine addresses which refer to a base address.
The union of an open connected set with a subset of its boundary points (which may be the entire boundary or the empty set).
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Figure 9: China - total healthcare score by administrative region in mainland China, 2009 38
Specifically, the first Convention in administrative Locations Phil-Kifissia and the Mediterranean and the second Convention in administrative Regions Peristeri and Eleusis.
Below is the list of countries and special administrative regions that do not impose visa requirements on Turkey: Antigua-Barbuda, Argentina, Albania, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bosna-Herzegovina, Brazil, Equador, El-Salvador, Morocco, Fiji, the Philippines, Guatemala, Republic of South Africa, Georgia, Haiti, Croatia, Honduras, Hong Kong, Iran, Jamaica, Japan, Montenegro, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), Colombia, Republic of Korea (South Korea), Kosovo, Costa Rica, Libya, Makau Special Administrative region, Macedonia, Maldives, Malaysia, Mauritus, Nicaragua, Republic of Palau, Paraguay, St.
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The Ministry of Education said that adequate educational supplies are being distributed at reasonable price to all administrative regions in line with the preparation for the next academic year.
Be updated on the development of the Western Region, comprising 13 administrative regions, and uncover ways to tap the huge market potential of the booming Northeastern Region comprising Jilin, Heilongjiang and Liaoning.
In closing remarks at the meeting, President Isaias underscored the need for mapping out coordinated strategy on the part of all Administrative regions regarding action programs pertaining to construction and agriculture, and above all the available expertise and machineries within the context of the integrated national development plan.

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