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upper regions

plural noun
(mainly literary) the upper regions, the sky; heavens
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  • Unable to endure the atmosphere of the saloon any longer, you make a grand effort and return to the upper regions.

  • The climate of Sinaloa is good; in the upper regions excellent.

    Mexico Charles Reginald Enock
  • The Jews had the real fire from heaven, and the Magi pretended to have received theirs from the upper regions likewise.

  • The eagle tempts Etana to mount with him into the upper regions.

  • Look next into the street, where we have an amusing parallel to the combat of those fancied demons in the upper regions.

    Twice Told Tales Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • This bluebird is of the color of the south and of the upper regions.

  • Whatever its height may be, it is exceedingly attenuated in its “upper regions.”

    The Philosophy of the Weather Thomas Belden Butler
  • Because the upper regions of the atmosphere are intensely cold.

    The Reason Why Anonymous
  • Little by little they worked their way to the upper regions.

    Pietro Ghisleri F. (Francis) Marion Crawford
  • There was now no communication between the depths of the pit and the upper regions.

    The Underground City Jules Verne

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