demilitarized zone

Definition of demilitarized zone

  1. :  an area from which weapons and military forces have been removed the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea

Word by Word Definitions

demilitarizeplay demilitarized
  1. :  to do away with the military organization or potential of

    :  to prohibit (something, such as a zone or frontier area) from being used for military purposes

    :  to rid of military characteristics or uses

zoneplay
  1. :  any of five great divisions of the earth's surface with respect to latitude and temperature — compare frigid zone, temperate zone, torrid zone

    :  a portion of the surface of a sphere included between two parallel planes

    :  girdle, belt

  1. :  to surround with a zone :  encircle

    :  to arrange in or mark off into zones

    :  to partition (a city, borough, or township) by ordinance into sections reserved for different purposes (such as residence or business)

  1. :  zonal

    :  of, relating to, or occurring in a zone defense


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