(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. region, province, ward, quarter, section, tract, bailiwick.
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. divisional, immediate, ward, provincial, restricted, limited, community, rural, territorial, inferior, superior, higher, lower, state, federal, county; see also local 1 .
Syn. region, quarter, community, vicinity; see area 2 , division 5 , neighborhood .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
area, region, precinct, section, quarter, zone, locale, communinty, parish, ward.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. A part of the earth's surface: area, belt, locality, neighborhood, quarter, region, tract, zone. Informal: neck of the woods. See TERRITORY. 2. A rather small part of a geographic unit considered in regard to its inhabitants or distinctive characteristics: area, neighborhood, quarter (often uppercase). See TERRITORY. 3. A particular area used for or associated with a specific individual or activity: country, region, terrain, territory. Slang: turf. See TERRITORY.

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