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no-fly zone

noun [C] uk   /ˌnəʊˈflaɪˌzəʊn/ us    /ˌnoʊˈflaɪˌzoʊn/
an area above a country that aircraft from other countries may not enter without risking attack: Aircraft will enforce the no-fly zone to protect UN forces on the ground.AviationTravelling by aircraftMovement through the air
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