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buffer zone

noun as in area of separation

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The new plan creates a buffer zone between housing and industry and attempts to blunt gentrification with affordable housing policies.

It would have blocked new permits for oil and gas wells and required wells be surrounded by a 2,500-foot buffer zone.

Chester points to the Netherlands, where local governments created the Room for the River initiative to increase buffer zones around rivers and change the way flood-prone areas are used.

The Hanford Reach National Monument, in eastern Washington, is a wildlife refuge on a corner of the country’s biggest nuclear clean-up, where hikers can visit the buffer zone away from the test site.

The buffer zone would protect civilians, Syrian rebels, and Kurds against ISIS assaults.

Levin is calling for a Turkish buffer zone inside Syria, protected by a U.S.-led no fly zone.

The Kurds entered a buffer zone on the Turkish border and in the melee at least four protestor were wounded.

A 112-mile U.N. Buffer Zone, known as the Green Line, separates the two areas.

So maintaining a buffer zone ruled by the Kim dynasty satisfies all of Beijing's concerns.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to buffer zone, such as: bz, demilitarized zone, line of demarcation, neutral territory, and neutral zone.

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