Definitions

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

  • n. An aircraft flight over a particular area, especially over foreign territory.

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  • n. The flight of an aircraft over a particular place; used especially to refer to a flight over foreign or enemy territory

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  • n. a flight by an aircraft over a particular area (especially over an area in foreign territory)

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Examples

  • Brandishing a photo of the plane, which he described as a P-3, Chavez said the overflight was the latest violation of Venezuelan airspace by the U.S. military from its bases on the Netherlands 'Caribbean islands and from neighbouring Colombia.

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  • Brandishing a photo of the plane, which he described as a P-3, Chavez said the overflight was the latest violation of Venezuelan airspace by the US military from its bases on the Netherlands 'Caribbean islands and from neighbouring Colombia.

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  • Brandishing a photo of the plane, which he described as a P-3, Chavez said the overflight was the latest violation of Venezuelan airspace by the U.S. military from its bases on the Netherlands 'Caribbean islands and from neighboring Colombia.

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  • Hugo Chavez, the Venezuelan president, said that the overflight was the latest violation of his country's airspace by the US military from its bases on the Netherlands 'Caribbean islands and from neighbouring Colombia.

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  • For instance, in Pakistan, which has not yet -- has not agreed to allow U.S. troops to launch offensive strikes from Pakistan, but has granted other rights such as overflight, logistical support, intelligence sharing.

    CNN Transcript Oct 4, 2001

  • In Africa, the Organization of African Unity has moved quickly and strongly to condemn the attacks, and many are offering basic services, such as overflight and the sharing of intelligence.

    CNN Transcript Oct 10, 2001

  • Arab states have balked at a U.S. request to offer some gestures of normalization to Israel, such as overflight rights for civilian aicraft, in exchange for some Israeli flexibility on settlements.

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  • Israel, in return for a deal on settlements, is seeking not only a tougher line over Iran but normalisation of relations with Arab states, such as overflight rights for its airline El Al, establishment of trade offices and embassies, and an end to the ban on travellers with Israeli stamps in their passports.

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  • Dini's residence in the 13000 block of Meadow View Drive was searched after an "overflight" revealed he was growing marijuana there, Sheriff Keith Royal said.

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  • That's why they allowed no video by overflight on Sept. 12 renny

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