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See also: zone, zoné, zône, zonë, and żonę

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Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed, partially via French zone, from Latin zona, from Ancient Greek ζώνη (zṓnē, belt).

NounEdit

Zone f (genitive Zone, plural Zonen)

  1. zone
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Etymology 2Edit

Short for Sowjetische Besatzungszone (Soviet occupation zone), the common West German name for the GDR before 1970 (and a colloquial name after it).

Proper nounEdit

Zone f (genitive Zone)

  1. (historical, chiefly informal, often derogatory) the German Democratic Republic (GDR)
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Further readingEdit

  • Zone in Duden online