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Region has a few definitions in Blizzard Entertainment and Warcraft terminology.

Used by Blizzard Entertainment Edit

Blizzard Entertainment, the makers of World of Warcraft games, generally uses the term "region" to describe the major continental and geographical groups of realms or servers (i.e. North American, European, Korean, Taiwanese, etc.).[1][2]

In most Warcraft sources Edit

On the WoW Icon 16x16 old Official website, region was the term used for the geographical sub-areas of continents usually called zones.[3] Since the transition to the community sites, the term has been almost completely abandoned when referring to in-game or lore geography.

Also, region is an alternate term used for the individual zones within a continent as in the published lore, novels, RPG ( The RPG Icon 16x36), etc.

In the World of Warcraft Guides and Game Manual Edit

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In the various editions of World of Warcraft Guide, regions are a subcategory within the lands (lands being continents of Kalimdor and the Eastern Kingdoms). Regions are continents, which are comprised of a varying amount of zones (zones are like countries or states).[4] (WoWOSG 9, 212)

World of Warcraft ( WoW Icon 16x16) regions
These are the regions as published in the World of Warcraft Official strategy guide, and World of Warcraft manual:
Regions added in the expansions:

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