war zone


(during wartime) a combat area in which the rights of neutrals are suspended, as such an area on the high seas, where ships flying a neutral flag are subject to attack.

Nearby words

  1. war risk insurance,
  2. war room,
  3. war story,
  4. war surplus,
  5. war whoop,
  6. war-horse,
  7. war-weary,
  8. war.,
  9. waragi,
  10. warangal

Origin of war zone

First recorded in 1915–20

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