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combat zone

[′käm‚bat ‚zōn]
(ordnance)
A region in a theater of operations where fighting takes place, or where space is designated for the operations of friendly combat forces, extending from the front line to a line or boundary designated by the theater commander.
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There has not been a single instance of suicide in the combat zone.
The Nazis, in particular, had to respond to the flight of many women and children back to combat zones.
Military suicides both in and outside combat zones have reached record levels.
As for prisoners at Bagram who were captured in Afghanistan, the appeals court was right to describe that country as a combat zone.
Will the emergency rooms turn into karate combat zone if a few doctors and patients decide to exchange punches?
Casscells asking his staff if the military was discouraging aspirin use by people deploying to combat zones where they stood risk of injury.
Sailors can earn a guaranteed 10 percent interest on their savings annually while deployed to or in support of a combat zone.
The court has ruled that sending our boys into combat zones unsuitably equipped is a breach of their human rights.
The Geneva Conventions characterize contractors who accompany forces as noncombatants, but contractor tasks in today's combat zones bring these civilians into situations that force them to act in self defense.
soldiers are sent into combat zones despite histories of psychological problems.
Gates not to eliminate the designation of the Balkans and Kosovo as combat zones.
More details about the centre in Perry Park have emerged and it is set to include combat zones and space for other sports including gymnastics.

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