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drop zone Line breaks: drop zone
(also dropping zone)

Definition of drop zone in English:


A designated area into which troops or supplies are dropped by parachute or in which skydivers land.
Example sentences
  • If you were lucky you landed in the drop zone and made a good rolling fall, then quick-released your parachute before it could drag you and break your neck.
  • As we slowly glided towards the drop zone, landing softly back on solid ground, I began to wish we could have stayed up for longer, but gravity will not be denied.
  • Sadly, we had given the last of our supplies out at our previous drop zone.

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