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war zone

noun
1.
(during wartime) a combat area in which the rights of neutrals are suspended, as such an area on the high seas, where ships flying a neutral flag are subject to attack.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
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wart

noun

A flaw; an imperfection: The new format has some warts, but no integrity warts

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worrywart

[probably from warts and all]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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