demilitarized zone


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de·mil·i·ta·rized zone

(dē-mĭl′ĭ-tə-rīzd′)
n. Abbr. DMZ
An area from which military forces, operations, and installations are prohibited.
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demilitarized zone

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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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Translations

demilitarized zone

[diːˈmɪlɪtəˌraɪzdˈzəʊn] nzona smilitarizzata
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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We also see that they are working on creating a demilitarized zone," Putin said at a press conference, when asked about his contacts with Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the G20 sidelines.
The Syrian government's ally Russia, and Turkey, which backs Syrian rebels, agreed in September to create a demilitarized zone around the insurgent-held northwestern enclave of Idlib.
The Turkey-Russia deal calls for the removal of all members of Syrian radical groups from the demilitarized zone, as well as the removal of tanks, armored personnel carriers and rebel artillery weapons.
Turkey and Russia had agreed in mid-September to enforce a new demilitarized zone in Idlib province from which rebels will be required to withdraw by the middle of next month.
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The border between North and South, called the Demilitarized Zone, lies near the 38th parallel.
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