Regiment of the line(Mil.), a regiment organized for general service; — in distinction from those (as the Life Guards) whose duties are usually special. [Eng.]

(Reg"i*ment) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Regimented; p. pr. & vb. n. Regimenting.] To form into a regiment or into regiments. Washington.

(Reg`i*men"tal) a. Belonging to, or concerning, a regiment; as, regimental officers, clothing.

Regimental school, in the British army, a school for the instruction of the private soldiers of a regiment, and their children, in the rudimentary branches of education.

(Reg`i*men"tal*ly), adv. In or by a regiment or regiments; as, troops classified regimentally.

(Reg`i*men"tals) n. pl. (Mil.) The uniform worn by the officers and soldiers of a regiment; military dress; — formerly used in the singular in the same sense. Colman.

(Re*gim"i*nal) a. Of or relating to regimen; as, regiminal rules.

(Re"gion) n. [F. région, from L. regio a direction, a boundary line, region, fr. regere to guide, direct. See Regimen.]

1. One of the grand districts or quarters into which any space or surface, as of the earth or the heavens, is conceived of as divided; hence, in general, a portion of space or territory of indefinite extent; country; province; district; tract.

If thence he 'scappe, into whatever world,
Or unknown region.

2. Tract, part, or space, lying about and including anything; neighborhood; vicinity; sphere. "Though the fork invade the region of my heart." Shak.

Philip, tetrarch of .. the region of Trachonitis.
Luke iii. 1.

3. The upper air; the sky; the heavens. [Obs.]

Anon the dreadful thunder
Doth rend the region.

4. The inhabitants of a district. Matt. iii. 5.

5. Place; rank; station. [Obs. or R.]

He is of too high a region.

(Re"gion*al) a. Of or pertaining to a particular region; sectional.

(Re"gi*ous) a. [L. regius royal, fr. rex, regis, king.] Regal; royal. [Obs.] Harrington.

(Reg"is*ter) n. [OE. registre, F. registre, LL. registrum,regestum, L. regesta, pl., fr. regerere, regestum, to carry back, to register; pref. re- re- + gerere to carry. See Jest, and cf. Regest.]

2. A region or district governed. [Obs.] Spenser.

3. (Mil.) A body of men, either horse, foot, or artillery, commanded by a colonel, and consisting of a number of companies, usually ten.

In the British army all the artillery are included in one regiment, which (reversing the usual practice) is divided into brigades.

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