theater-operations

theater of operations

noun
the part of the theater of war, including a combat zone and a communications zone, that is engaged in military operations and their support.

Origin:
1875–80

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theater of operations

noun
a region in which active military operations are in progress; "the army was in the field awaiting action"; "he served in the Vietnam theater for three years" [syn: field
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