Adjective "warzone" definition and examples

(Warzone may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Definitions and examples

noun

A region in which a war is being fought.
  1. 'Local journalist Hassan Alawi visited three of the bomb sites in the city and said the area looked like a war zone.'
  2. 'This effectively means that British troops remain in the war zone until the end of next year.'
  3. 'It was a war zone and I was middle of it and I just couldn't understand what we were doing there.'

More definitions

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.

More examples(as adjective)

"zoos can be warzone."

Origin

(war zone)