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Oxford dictionary definition of the word zone:
1an area or stretch of land having a particular characteristic, purpose, or use, or subject to particular restrictions:
a pedestrian zone
a 40-km demilitarized zone
United are still in the relegation zone
Geography a well-defined region extending around the earth between definite limits, especially between two parallels of latitude:
a zone of easterly winds
(also time zone) a range of longitudes where a common standard time is used.
(the zone) informal (especially in sport) a state of such concentration that one is able to perform at the peak of one’s physical or mental capabilities:
I was in the zone, completing the first nine holes in one under par
2chiefly Botany & Zoology an encircling band or stripe of distinctive colour, texture, or character.
3 archaic a belt or girdle worn round a person’s body.
1divide into or assign to zones.
(often as noun zoning) divide (a town or piece of land) into areas subject to particular planning restrictions:
an experimental system of zoning
designate (a specific area) for use or development as a particular zone in planning:
the land is zoned for housing
2 archaic encircle as or with a band or stripe.
North American informal fall asleep or lose concentration or consciousness:
I just zoned out for a moment
late Middle English: from French, or from Latin zona ‘girdle’, from Greek zōnē: