in an address, gives the name of the nation, country, colony, or commonwealth; in a place name given as a hierarchy of geo-political units, the country is larger or administratively superior to the region and smaller than the bloc.
Attributes: id, lang, reg
(TEI, 2004-06-15 13:31:55)
country/state/bloc: regional use
Not true. Perhaps in Germany. In the USA the region is larger than the stateâ¦ We should just define it, whatever was the largest relevant political unit containing the place at the time the document was issued.
(Luciana Duranti, 2007-02-18 12:42:39)