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n. Abbr. DMZ
An area from which military forces, operations, and installations are prohibited.
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A defined area in which the stationing or concentrating of military forces, or the retention or establishment of military installations of any description, is prohibited.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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|Noun||1.||demilitarized zone - a zone from which military forces or operations or installations are prohibited; "tensions exist on both sides of the demilitarized zone separating North Korea and South Korea"|
zone - an area or region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic
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