Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

The Word of the Year is...

war zone

noun
1.
(during wartime) a combat area in which the rights of neutrals are suspended, as such an area on the high seas, where ships flying a neutral flag are subject to attack.
Origin of war zone
1915-1920
1915-20
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for warzone
Contemporary Examples
British Dictionary definitions for warzone

warzone

/ˈwɔːˌzəʊn/
noun
1.
an area where a war is taking place or there is some other violent conflict
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Slang definitions & phrases for warzone

war zone

noun

A situation or place where there is fighting or crime, such as a rough neighborhood: the war zone of Bridgeport

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for war zone

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for warzone

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for warzone