English version

war zone

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Military
war zoneˈwar zone noun [countable]  PMWARan area where a war is being fought
Examples from the Corpus
war zoneOne cautious council member thought the parish would be asking for trouble by starting a sister-parish relationship in a war zone.It looks like a war zone tip here, and perhaps it is.A war zone is a dangerous place to be even in the ab-sence of combat.He could be sent to another war zone at any time.If they stayed in the war zone they would face almost certain death.Work with Royal Logistics Corps plays a crucial role in getting supplies and troops in and out of the war zone.
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