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

  • abbr. landing zone

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  • Landing Zone


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  • Their LZ was a camel trail in the middle of a narrow wasteland filled with grit and pebbles.

    Cyclops One

  • The LZ was the helicopter pad, landing zone; slicks were the standard UH-1 utility helicopters, also called Hueys.


  • The LZ was a narrow strip of brushy, dry sand next to the foothills on the west side of the valley.


  • Hence the $6.99 chicken shawarma at LZ, which is the cheapest (and probably most familiar-sounding) item on the menu, and therefore a tempting choice for the lazy or un-curious eater.


  • Next to the Delousing Hut was a small hut known as the 'LZ' that housed ill and disabled POWs.

    Stalag 18A

  • The centerpiece is LZ Lambeau ( "LZ" is military shorthand for Landing Zone) in the Packers 'stadium May 22; there will be fly-bys from Vietnam-era aircraft, an address from Gov.

    C - Advertising News

  • U. officials declined to name the Utah infiltrator, but several university sources have confirmed West and "LZ" are one and the same.

    Salt Lake Tribune Most Viewed

  • Lindsay West, identified only as "LZ" in formal complaints filed against the U. by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), was hired as an animal support technician, then used hidden cameras to document alleged violations of animal-welfare laws and research standards at both institutions.

    Salt Lake Tribune Most Viewed

  • "LZ" looks at the work performed to create the movie's opening war sequence.

    The Hollywood News

  • You're critically wounded, and dying in the jungle in the Ia Drang Valley, 11-14-1965, LZ X-ray, Vietnam.

    Shame on the American Media


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