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killing zone

An area in which a commander plans to force the enemy to concentrate so as to be destroyed with conventional weapons or the tactical employment of nuclear weapons.
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Noun1.killing zone - an area where a battle has occurred with many fatalities
zone - an area or region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic
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MORE than 33,000 badgers face slaughter in a rural bloodbath as 11 new kill zones are added to the Government's culling scheme.
Shooters typically sit to shoot at the targets whose kill zones range in size from 1/4-inch up to perhaps 1 1/2-inches in diameter.
Other planned measures include boycotts of supermarkets which stock dairy products from farms within the kill zones.
We give fire support, taking the infantry where we can, in kill zones deep in enemy territories.
My advice was to carry as big a caliber as you could control, and place hits consistently in the kill zones of your target at ranges up to at least 25 yards.
A top speed of 40 knots means Marines can move in and out of kill zones faster," Smith said.
They always seem to be moving, and they have small kill zones.
Next, determine your maximum effective distance, that is the length at which you can shoot accurately at a turkey's head or neck area - the kill zones of the tough birds.
From the air, highly gossanous rock, seep and kill zones have been located over an extensive area.