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  • adj. Declared free of all military activity.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of demilitarize.


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  • Third, the Palestinian state must remain demilitarized, not only to satisfy Israel's requirements but also to conserve financial resources to enable investments in the infrastructure of the state, thereby increasing the vested interests in maintaining peace.

    Alon Ben-Meir: Reconciling Israel's Security With Palestinian Statehood

  • "No-fly" zones refer to demilitarized air space - an area which has been declared off-limits to aircraft, especially military aircraft.

    What Are 'No-Fly' Zones?

  • As many people know, the two sides are in close proximity, separated only by the so-called demilitarized zone, so its hard to see how, you know, a war would be in anyones interest.

    Seoul Resumes Propaganda War Against North Korea

  • By the time the Troopers arrived we had the living room equivalent of what Cronkite on the seven o'clock news might have called a demilitarized zone.


  • But they also want to create what they're calling a demilitarized zone.

    CNN Transcript Aug 13, 2008

  • NGUYEN: North Korea's nuclear program has increased tensions with South Korea, separated from the north by a narrow strip of land known as the demilitarized zone.

    CNN Transcript Oct 14, 2006

  • In a statement reported by news agencies, the North demanded an end to the tours in the so-called demilitarized zone, calling them part of a pattern of "psychological warfare" and warning of "unpredictable incidents including the loss of human lives in this area for which the U.S. side will be wholly to blame."

    NYT > Global Home

  • But the economically-stunted state has no shortage of undeveloped land: For instance, there's that 250,000-acre wilderness known as the demilitarized zone,

    Scientific American

  • Though it was called the demilitarized zone, there was no lack of military personnel and hardware along the border.

    The Roanoke Times: Home page

  • Base and a prominent Anchorage businessman, that the rocket launchers were "demilitarized," the government presented evidence that they were fully operational.



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