zone

zone
zone 1 n: a specifically designated section of a larger area or territory: as
a: a section of a municipality controlled by specific restrictions on permitted use (as for residences or agriculture)
b: a distance within which the same fare is charged by a common carrier
c: a stretch of roadway or a space within which certain traffic regulations are in force
zone 2 vt zoned, zon·ing
1 a: to partition (as a city or town) by ordinance into sections reserved for different purposes (as residence or business)
b: to designate the permitted use of (property) by placement in a municipal zone
land zoned for agricultural use
2: to restrict different kinds of (use) to different areas
the power to zone land use within its borders

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

zone
I noun area, band, circumference, compartment, hemisphere, latitude, orb, perimeter, periphery, region, sphere, terrain, territory associated concepts: zone of employment II index area (province), circuit, coverage (scope), demarcate, department, district, division (administrative unit), enclosure, insulate, locality, location, purview, region, scope, territory, vicinity

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


zone
n.
An area with a particular characteristic or assigned use.
v.
To divide a town or city into geographical areas with different building requirements and land use restrictions.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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