end zone

noun
|Updated on: 4 Aug 2018

Definition of end zone

: a zone at the end of a playing area (such as a field or rink): such as
a : the area at each end of a football field bounded by the end line, the goal line, and the sidelines
b : the part of an ice hockey rink between each blue line and the nearer end of the rink

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First Known Use of end zone

circa 1916

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  • : the area beyond the goal line at each end of the field in American football


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