Entry from US English dictionary
Definition of free fire zone in English:
1A military combat zone in which there are no restrictions on the use of fire power.
- However, I did take part in free fire zones and I did take part in harassment interdiction fire. I did take part in search-and-destroy missions in which the houses of noncombatants were burned to the ground.
- What he says is that he wasn't blaming the veterans - he was careful to blame the leaders, the people who gave the orders for things like free fire zones and search and destroy missions.
- You couldn't achieve that by indiscriminate use of weapons in free fire zones.
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