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transit zone

The path taken by either airborne or seaborne smugglers. Zone can include transfer operations to another carrier (airdrop, at-sea transfer, etc.). See also arrival zone.
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Noun1.transit zone - a six million square mile area that includes the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico and the eastern Pacific Oceantransit zone - a six million square mile area that includes the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico and the eastern Pacific Ocean; includes the principal routes used by drug smugglers
geographical zone, zone - any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude
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He is sleeping on a blanket in the so-called "transit zone".
Cocaine use by affluent Cambodians has also increased in recent years, and the country now appears to play a minor role as a transit zone for cocaine en route to regional markets.
Next generation connectivity and cloud services servicing the MEA region, Orixcom Limited has signed as the first partner with UAE Internet Exchange (UAE-IX), the region's leading internet exchange, which is located in the datamena Transit Zone, in Dubai.
Putin said in July that the former US National Security Agency contractor, who went on the run after leaking details of top-secret US surveillance programs to the media, would only be allowed to stay in Russia if he stopped "his work aimed at harming our US partners." Snowden was granted asylum in Russia in August after spending more than a month in the transit zone of a Moscow airport, and now lives at an undisclosed location in Russia.
"For instance, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan are turning their Okhtav and Baku ports to a transit zone for the pullout of the NATO forces from Afghanistan," he said.
He ended up spending more than a month in the transit zone of Sheremetyevo airport in Moscow until Russia gave him a temporary asylum.
New York, July 25 ( ANI ): NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden lawyer has indicated that he is planning to study Russian language and culture during his stay in transit zone of Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport.
Kucherena told The Associated Press that he met the former NSA systems analyst in the transit zone of Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport to give him legal advice and that Snowden made the request after the meeting.
But it remains unclear how the world's most famous refugee would be able to leave the transit zone of Sheremetyevo, where he has been marooned without valid documents since he arrived from Hong Kong on June 23.
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Shirkhahyan especially emphasized the importance of Georgia for Armenia, as Georgia is in fact the only transit zone for the
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