Definition of multiregional in English:

multiregional

adjective

  • 1Relating to, involving, or derived from a number of different regions.

  • 2Physical Anthropology. Relating to or designating the theory that the human species, Homo sapiens, evolved independently in several different parts of the world.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of the American Medical Association. From multi- + regional.

Pronunciation

multiregional

/ˌmʌltɪˈriːdʒən(ə)l//ˌmʌltɪˈriːdʒ(ə)n(ə)l/