1. [ noun ] (geography) a circumscribed geographical region characterized by some distinctive features
Related terms: geographical_area island canal_zone
2. [ noun ] (geography) any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude
Synonyms: geographical_zone
Related terms: geographical_area transit_zone time_zone climatic_zone
3. [ verb ] separate or apportion into sections
Synonyms: subdivide partition

"partition a room off"

Related terms: separate screen_off division
4. [ verb ] (law) regulate housing in; of certain areas of towns
Synonyms: district
Related terms: regulate territory
5. [ noun ] (anatomy) any encircling or beltlike structure
Synonyms: zona
Related terms: structure zonula zona_pellucida anatomy
6. [ noun ] an area or region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic
Related terms: region zona danger_zone drop_zone tidal_zone demilitarized_zone combat_zone kill_zone partition
Similar spelling:   zoom