zone 1 n: a specifically designated section of a larger area or territory: asa: 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 carrierc: a stretch of roadway or a space within which certain traffic regulations are in forcezone 2 vt zoned, zon·ing1 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 zoneland zoned for agricultural use2: to restrict different kinds of (use) to different areasthe power to zone land use within its borders
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
area, band, circumference, compartment, hemisphere, latitude, orb, perimeter, periphery, region, sphere, terrain, territory
associated concepts: zone of employment
area (province), circuit, coverage (scope), demarcate, department, district, division (administrative unit), enclosure, insulate, locality, location, purview, region, scope, territory, vicinity
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
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. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.