war zone


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war zone

n.
1. An area in which military combat takes place.
2. An area at sea in which ships are prone to being attacked during a war.

war′ zone`


n.
(during wartime) a combat area, esp. at sea, where neutral ships are subject to attack the same as enemy vessels.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.war zone - a combat zone where military operations are coordinated (especially a designated area in international waters where the rights of neutrals are not respected by nations at war)war zone - a combat zone where military operations are coordinated (especially a designated area in international waters where the rights of neutrals are not respected by nations at war)
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"
combat area, combat zone - a military area where combat forces operate
Translations

war zone

nKriegsgebiet nt
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