life zone

noun

Definition of life zone

: a region characterized by specific plants and animals

Examples of life zone in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The 27 miles take me up 6,000 feet through four distinct life zones—desert, grasslands, woodlands, and forest. Sunset, "Where to Embark on a Sky Island Adventure," 22 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of life zone

1866, in the meaning defined above

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“Life zone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/life%20zone. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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