area of operations

noun

Definition of area of operations

: an area in which military operations are conducted Its primary mission is to refuel active duty aircraft on operational missions in the Pacific area of operations.Congressional Documents and Publications, 22 Apr. 2010

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1820, in the meaning defined above

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“Area of operations.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/area%20of%20operations. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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