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

Word History

First Known Use

1851, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of subzone was in 1851

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Cite this Entry

“Subzone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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