Definitions

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  • n. A zone or band; a layer.
  • n. A species of silverside fish (Atheriniformes), Bedotia geayi, from Madagascar, also called red-tailed silverside.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A zone or band; a layer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In anatomy, a zone, belt, or girdle, or part likened to a zone: chiefly used in human anatomy.
  • n. Herpes zoster (which see, under herpes).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (anatomy) any encircling or beltlike structure

Etymologies

Latin (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Water/sewer is different in each "zona" -- I live in the high-rate zone.

    Last month's expenses (some)

  • The outer is thicker and striated, and is termed the zona pectinata.

    X. The Organs of the Senses and the Common Integument. 1d. 4. The Internal Ear or Labyrinth

  • Aku anggap inilah pilihan hidupku, untuk membayar pelan-pelan hutangku kepada rakyat, menghapus dosa dan maksiat yang aku lakukan, mengurangi rasa bersalahku kepada para jenius republik seperti Lintang, dan juga untuk melawan tantangan besar berupa comfort zone alias zona aman yang sering membuatku terlena dari nafas perdjoeangan.

    Planet Terasi

  • The former of these kinds of nephritis is distinguished from lumbago by its situation being more exactly on the region of the kidney, and by its not being extended beyond that part; after three or four days I believe this inflammation is liable to change place; and that a herpes or erysipelas, called zona, or shingles, breaks out about the loins in its stead; at other times it is cured by a cathartic with calomel, with or without previous venesection.

    Zoonomia, Vol. II Or, the Laws of Organic Life

  • Granted, 'zona' hasn't looked too good against the Cheeseheads in the two previous encounters but hey, it's Warner time ... it's playoff football time when the old guy steps up his game and let's his presence on the field be felt.

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

  • We had home visits to watch the Hayden-Kristen Showmance as viewed first by Hayden's mom, who seemed like a kind of fun ole Arid-zona gal, wanting to give her boy some cold-water good advice, and more interestingly, by Kristen's boy friend, who became her ex-boyfriend as he watched.

    Tallulah Morehead: Big Brother 12: I, Boobiac!

  • En medio de un silencio rijoso y chacotero el inspector de zona puso cara de "indignación nacional" mientras la directora veía como el negocio familiar estaba a punto de desaparecer gracias a un fan del pop británico.

    ��Verde? ��Blanco? ��Rojo?

  • Las ceremonias de honores a la bandera siempre son buen pretexto para el relajo de los escuincles y el enojo de los docentes, pero todo ello puede incrementarse si entre los presentes está el inspector de zona.

    ��Verde? ��Blanco? ��Rojo?

  • Pretextando que la frontera entre ambos países estaba en el Rio Bravo y no en el Rio Nueces, permitió que sus tropas ocuparan la zona entre las dos corrientes.

    200 a��os de Abraham Lincoln

  • Suena a que quieren hacer empresas autosuficientes que sirvan para crear riqueza en la zona oaxaqueña y que ésta permita que los indígenas tengan mejor alimentación, servicios de salud, educación, y todo lo necesario para que salgan de la pobreza.

    La Familia de Benito Ju��rez

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