Simple Definition of no–man's–land
: an area of land between two countries or armies that is not controlled by anyone
Full Definition of no–man's–land
1 a : an area of unowned, unclaimed, or uninhabited land b : an unoccupied area between opposing armies c : an area not suitable or used for occupation or habitation <downtown was a retailing no–man's–land>
2 : an anomalous, ambiguous, or indefinite area especially of operation, application, or jurisdiction <the no–man's–land between art and science>
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