Belonging to a region of the earth's surface which includes all Europe to the Azores, Iceland, and all temperate Asia.
one of the biogeographical realms into which the earth is divided according to the distribution of animal life (fauna); the palearctic region encompasses Europe, northern Asia and northern Africa.
region– Europe, incl. north Africa, and extending eastward across Asia, north of the Himalayas. See also faunal regions.