end zone

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end zone

n.
1. The area at either end of a football field between the goal line and the end line.
2. A similar area at end of the playing area of certain other sports.
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end zone

n
1. (American Football) American football the area behind the goals at each end of the field that the ball must cross for a touchdown to be awarded
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end′ zone`


n.
1. the area at either end of a football field between the goal line and the end line.
2. the area at either end of an ice-hockey rink between the goal line and the closer of the two blue lines.
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