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DeMilitarized Zone

Definition/Scope: 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. (Army) That space created to neutralize certain areas from military occupation and activity; generally speaking, they are areas that both sides claim and where control by one could constitute a direct threat to the other. Third-party forces are usually not present and the space is patrolled by observer teams or surveyed fro



Acronym:

DMZ

Broader Terms:

tactical zone

Related Terms:

buffer zone
demilitarization
Korean Demilitarized Zone
zone of separation


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