no-fly zone

[ noh-flahy ]
/ ˈnoʊˈflaɪ /

noun

an area over which no military flights are allowed.

Nearby words

  1. no-code,
  2. no-count,
  3. no-cut contract,
  4. no-fault,
  5. no-fault insurance,
  6. no-frills,
  7. no-go,
  8. no-go area,
  9. no-good,
  10. no-goodnik

Origin of no-fly zone

First recorded in 1991

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British Dictionary definitions for no-fly zone

no-fly zone

noun

an area in which aeroplanes may not fly, esp during wartime
a taboo subject
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