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overflight

[oh-ver-flahyt] /ˈoʊ vərˌflaɪt/
noun
1.
an air flight that passes over a specific area, country, or territory:
Overflights of foreign aircraft are closely monitored.
Origin of overflight
1590-1600
1590-1600 as pertaining to the flight of birds; 1955-60 for current sense; over- + flight1
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overflight

/ˈəʊvəˌflaɪt/
noun
1.
the flight of an aircraft over a specific area or territory
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