subzone

noun
sub·​zone | \ ˈsəb-ˌzōn How to pronounce subzone (audio) \
variants: or sub-zone
plural subzones or sub-zones

Definition of subzone

: a zone that is a subdivision of a larger zone … achieves community connections by being divided into east, west and south zones, with subzones in each. Parents get to pick from any school in their subzone or the adjacent subzone.— Dave Murray All the great wine denominations in the world are divided into smaller, distinct subzones.— Andrea Costanti It is hard to generalize about vintage quality in a region so large, where growing conditions can vary from one subzone to the next.— Kim Marcus

First Known Use of subzone

1851, in the meaning defined above

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“Subzone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subzone. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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