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overflight

[oh-ver-flahyt]
noun
  1. an air flight that passes over a specific area, country, or territory: Overflights of foreign aircraft are closely monitored.
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Origin of overflight

1590–1600 as pertaining to the flight of birds; 1955–60 for current sense; over- + flight1
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overflight

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