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    Fitting phrase or expression wanted

    Dear teachers,

    when doing geography you often come across countries or regions that are used to show the "manifestation" of a certain fact or development. Let's talk for example about the climate in higher regions. Then we could use the Alps as a ______ (= "example region") for that kind of climate. Or when talking about mass tourism, we could take Mallorca as such an example.

    I'm looking for a word that can be used for "example region".

    Like in: Mallorca as a / an _____________________ of / for mass tourism.

    Can you help me? I need it for a heading of a paper.

    Thanks in advance

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    Re: Fitting phrase or expression wanted

    Something like "Mallorca is a prime example of a mass tourism destination".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Fitting phrase or expression wanted

    I like the sound of it!
    Thank you very much for your quick answer.

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    Re: Fitting phrase or expression wanted

    If you're open to using a verb, I recommend typify/typifies.

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    Re: Fitting phrase or expression wanted

    Hmmmm.... I don't think you are looking for a complete sentence. Rather you want a heading that describes the essence of the article that follows. It is probably for a vacation brochure or magazine, am I right?

    If this is the case, I might suggest the following

    Mallorca - A Summer Fun Destination For All Vacationers

    The Alps - Not just a Winter Destination for Skiing



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