theater of operations


the part of the theater of war, including a combat zone and a communications zone, that is engaged in military operations and their support.

Nearby words

  1. theanthropism,
  2. thearchy,
  3. theat.,
  4. theater,
  5. theater of cruelty,
  6. theater of the absurd,
  7. theater of war,
  8. theater-in-the-round,
  9. theatergoer,
  10. theatine

Origin of theater of operations

First recorded in 1875–80 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019