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interzone

adjective in·ter·zone \ ˌin-tər-ˈzōn \
variants: or inter-zone

Definition of interzone

: occurring between, existing between, or involving two or more zones : interzonal
  • interzone travel

First Known Use of interzone

1910

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interzone

noun in·ter·zone \ ˈin-tər-ˌzōn \
variants: or inter-zone

Definition of interzone

plural interzones or inter-zones
: a zone that lies between, joins, or combines two or more other zones
  • In the Bering Strait, interzone between East and West …
  • —Adam Piette
  • … these transitory spaces where human and nature intermesh are constantly in collision … But with close to 80 per cent of the UK population living in towns and cities, these interzones are also our closest green spaces…
  • —Rob Cowen
sometimes used figuratively
  • … an elegant and witty writer comfortably at home in the … weird interzone between philosophy and scientific cosmology …
  • —Sarah Bakewell

First Known Use of interzone

1889

in the meaning defined above

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