- (in Lebanon) a demarcation line that divides predominantly Christian East Beirut and predominantly Moslem West Beirut.
- any similar demarcation line between two hostile communities, as between Greek and Turkish Cypriots in Nicosia.
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Examples from the Web for green line
Now they can make a choice to buy from within the green-line.Stick a Label On It, Israel
October 16, 2012
Beside that, he wouldn't axcept any accommodashuns short of a green-line sleeper.The Bad Boy At Home
Walter T. Gray
- (sometimes capitals) a line of demarcation between two hostile communities