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.

Origin of overflight

1
1590–1600 as pertaining to the flight of birds; 1955–60 for current sense; over- + flight1

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British Dictionary definitions for overflight

overflight

/ (ˈəʊvəˌflaɪt) /


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

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