Definition of no-fly zone in English:

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no-fly zone

Pronunciation: /ˌnəʊˈflʌɪ ˌzəʊn/

noun

An area over which aircraft are forbidden to fly, especially during a conflict: a United Nations' no-fly zone
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  • Many people commented on the lack of aircraft noise as a no-fly zone was enforced over central London.
  • These choppers intercept several aircraft a week that have entered the no-fly zone.
  • The situation was so dangerous that most would-be volunteers were kept out of the area, and a no-fly zone was established over the site because of fears that helicopters could set off a fresh landslide.

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