from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. demilitarized zone

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  • demilitarized zone
  • dorsal marginal zone

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  • n. a zone from which military forces or operations or installations are prohibited


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  • She speaks of the demise of their label DMZ - the boutique Sony imprint launched by the

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  • The online world seemed almost as a DMZ from the regular business world, even as the internet ecosystem was built by, and populated by, millions of websites from those created by big companies and individual people.

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  • The fence used in the Korean DMZ is pretty effective in keeping DPRK soldiers out.

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  • DMZ is my favorite graphic novel since Transmetropolitan, a relentless adventure story, a sharp political allegory, and a damned good read.

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  • DMZ is Brian Wood's remarkable war comics about a civil war in America in which both sides have turned New York into a heavily shelled no-man's-land where the fighting never stops, and the story is told from the point of view of Matty Roth, an intern journalist who is stranded in Manhattan and becomes the world's most celebrated reporter of the war.

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  • DMZ is unrelentingly angry and mean, smart and shocking.

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  • DMZ is a special kind of angry comic, the kind of angry war comic that tells the story of the other side in the war.

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  • DMZ is an inspiration to we who refuse to be dismembered and unshod.

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  • He founded the independent label DMZ, and as a songwriter, he's earned several Oscar nominations.

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  • I am one of those people who reads "DMZ"-- and it is very good.

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