geographical zone

geographical zone
any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude
Syn: ↑zone
Derivationally related forms: ↑zonary (for: ↑zone)
Hyponyms: ↑climatic zone, ↑time zone, ↑transit zone

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