drop zone(redirected from dropping zones)
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The area into which soldiers or supplies are parachuted from an aircraft.
an area into which paratroopers, soldiers, or supplies are landed from aircraft for a military operation. Abbr.: DZ
A specific area upon which airborne troops, equipment, or supplies are airdropped. Also called DZ.
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|Noun||1.||drop zone - an agreed area where military supplies are dropped to ground troops|
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
zone - an area or region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic
n (for supplies) → Abwurfgebiet nt; (for parachutists) → Absprunggebiet nt