from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An area from which military forces, operations, and installations are prohibited.
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- n. An area, often on a border between military factions, in which military forces and operations are prohibited
- n. A subnetwork of a LAN, exposed to the internet or another untrusted network but firewalled off from the rest of the LAN.
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- n. a zone from which military forces or operations or installations are prohibited
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The zone did not have to be as big as the demilitarized zone in the south, but it did have to be in the Middle Magdalena region.
Pastrana had agreed to the FARC request for a demilitarized zone consisting of sparsely populated grazing land and forests in southern Colombia, but they could not agree on the size of the zone and the degree of redeployment of the Colombian Armed Forces.
Yong-Hak Jo/Reuters In South Korea Sunday, near the demilitarized zone separating it from the North, a mass for victims of the Korean War, the sinking of the Cheonan and the Yeonpyeong island artillery attack by North Korea included the hanging of ribbons on a barbed-wire fence.