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1. zone

noun. ['ˈzoʊn'] a locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features.

Synonyms

  • place
  • topographic point
  • spot

Antonyms

  • urban area
  • disarrange
  • upgrade
  • downgrade

Etymology

  • zona (Latin)
  • ζώνη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Demilitarized Zone

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  • romanone
  • overthrown
  • overgrown
  • overblown
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  • homegrown
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2. zone

noun. ['ˈzoʊn'] an area or region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic.

Synonyms

  • tidal zone
  • combat area
  • strike zone
  • region
  • part
  • demilitarized zone
  • buffer
  • DMZ
  • killing zone
  • buffer zone
  • combat zone
  • dropping zone
  • danger zone
  • drop zone

Antonyms

  • join
  • connect
  • attach
  • stay

Etymology

  • zona (Latin)
  • ζώνη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. zone

verb. ['ˈzoʊn'] regulate housing in; of certain areas of towns.

Synonyms

  • regularize
  • district
  • order
  • govern
  • regulate

Antonyms

  • disorganise
  • disorganize
  • untidiness
  • disorderliness

Etymology

  • zona (Latin)
  • ζώνη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. zone

noun. ['ˈzoʊn'] any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude.

Synonyms

  • transit zone
  • time zone
  • geographical region
  • geographic area
  • geographical zone
  • climatic zone
  • geographical area

Antonyms

  • arrive
  • stand still
  • wholly
  • natural object

Etymology

  • zona (Latin)
  • ζώνη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

5. zone

noun. ['ˈzoʊn'] (anatomy) any encircling or beltlike structure.

Synonyms

  • zona pellucida
  • zonula
  • structure
  • complex body part
  • body structure
  • zonule
  • zona
  • bodily structure

Antonyms

  • inside
  • middle
  • end
  • misconception

Etymology

  • zona (Latin)
  • ζώνη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

6. zone

verb. ['ˈzoʊn'] separate or apportion into sections.

Synonyms

  • partition
  • screen off
  • separate off
  • separate

Antonyms

  • entangle
  • disorder
  • instability
  • war

Etymology

  • zona (Latin)
  • ζώνη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

Example sentences of the word demilitarized-zone


1. Noun Phrase
After several years of war, a 1953 armistice made the division permanent and established a nearly 2 1/2-mile wide demilitarized zone between the two countries.

2. Noun Phrase
In Hue, the former capital of Vietnam located approximately 50 miles south of the demilitarized zone between North and South, the initially successful Communist occupation resulted in protracted fighting and heavy casualties.

3. Noun Phrase
The conflict ended in 1953 with a ceasefire and the establishment of a demilitarized zone, but the two countries are not on good diplomatic terms.

4. Noun Phrase
Despite the general moratorium on tourism, Korea established a tourist presence near the demilitarized zone called the Mount Kumgang Resort.

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