noun (sometimes initial capital letters)
(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.
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(sometimes capitals) a line of demarcation between two hostile communities
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