subzone

noun sub·zone \ ˈsəb-ˌzōn \
variants: or sub-zone
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of subzone

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

First Known Use of subzone

1851


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