demilitarized area

area from which military forces and weaponry have been prohibited or removed

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • demilitarized zone — n. An area where no military activity is permitted. abbrv. DMZ The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • demilitarized — (Amer.) adj. not under military control, with all military forces removed (also demilitarised) demilitarize (Amer.) de·mil·i·ta·rize || ‚diː mɪlɪtÉ™raɪz v. remove military forces from an area (also demilitarise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Demilitarized zone — DMZ redirects here. For other uses, see DMZ (disambiguation). This article is about the military term. For the computer networking term, see DMZ (computing). The Vietnamese Demilitarized Zone separated North Vietnam and South Vietnam. In military …   Wikipedia

  • demilitarized zone — noun a zone from which military forces or operations or installations are prohibited tensions exist on both sides of the demilitarized zone separating North Korea and South Korea • Syn: ↑DMZ • Hypernyms: ↑zone * * * 1. an area in which it is… …   Useful english dictionary

  • demilitarized zone — UK [diːˌmɪlɪtəraɪzd ˈzəʊn] / US [dɪˌmɪlɪtəraɪzd ˈzoʊn] noun [countable] Word forms demilitarized zone : singular demilitarized zone plural demilitarized zones an area where no soldiers or fighting between armies is allowed, usually as the result… …   English dictionary

  • Demilitarized zone (computing) — In computer security, a demilitarized zone (DMZ), based on military usage of the term but more appropriately known as a demarcation zone or perimeter network, is a physical or logical subnetwork that contains and exposes an organization s… …   Wikipedia

  • demilitarized zone — 1. an area in which it is forbidden to station military forces or maintain military installations. 2. Informal. any area, place, or circumstance in which conflicts or hostilities are held in abeyance. Abbr.: DMZ [1930 35] * * * ▪ Korean peninsula …   Universalium

  • demilitarized zone — military free area, area from which military forces have been removed; (Computers) server that acts as neutral zone and separates an internal network from a public one (in order to prevent outside access to a company s private data) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • demilitarized zone — A defined area in which the stationing or concentrating of military forces, or the retention or establishment of military installations of any description, is prohibited …   Military dictionary

  • demilitarized zone — noun An area, often on a border between military factions, in which military forces and operations are prohibited …   Wiktionary

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