end zone

end zone
noun
1. : the area at each end of a football field bounded by the end line, the goal line, and the side lines — see football illustration
2. : the part of an ice-hockey rink between each zone line and the nearer end of the rink — see ice hockey illustration

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1. Football. an area at each end of the field between the goal line and the end line.
2. Ice Hockey. an area at each end of the rink between the goal line and the closer of the two blue lines. Cf. neutral zone.
[1910-15]

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end zone UK US noun [countable] [singular end zone plural end zones]
the part of an American football field where you have to take the ball to score points

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end zone,
the area beyond either goal line which is in bounds on a football field.

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n.
1) Football the rectangular area at each end of the field into which the ball must be carried or passed and caught to score a touchdown
2) Hockey the area at either end of the rink, extending from the blue line to the boards behind the goal

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noun, pl ⋯ zones [count]
: the area beyond the goal line at each end of the field in American football

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ˈend zone [end zone] noun
the area at the end of an ↑American football field into which the ball must be carried or passed in order to score points

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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