no-fly zone

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no-fly zone

(nō′flī′)
n.
Airspace in which certain aircraft, especially military aircraft, are forbidden to fly.

no-fly zone

n
1. (Military) an area in which aeroplanes may not fly, esp during wartime
2. a taboo subject

no′-fly′ zone`


n.
an area over which no military flights are allowed.
[1991]
Translations

no-fly zone

n (Mil) → Flugverbotszone f

no-fly zone

[ˌnəʊˈflaɪˌzəʊn] nzona di interdizione aerea
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The US and its allies have hatched different plots to undermine the Syrian government, including the imposition of a no fly zone over the country, in a bid to help the terrorist groups, an Iranian deputy foreign minister said.
The Iranian diplomat further warned that a no fly zone will further complicate situation in Syria.
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planes dropped bombs in response to an Iraqi missile threat while they were patrolling the southern "No Fly Zone." When asked about the bombing on July 20, Defense Secretary William Cohen said: "We have no evidence any civilians were killed by this particular operation."
And he warned that Iraq faces further military strikes by Britain and the United States if it continues to threaten their warplanes patrolling the no fly zones. "If the Iraqi regime continues to threaten our planes, we are resolved to take retaliation," Mr Robertson told officers at Sofia's Military Academy.