Nuclear-free zone

[noo-klee-er-free, nyoo- or, by metathesis, -kyuh-ler-] /ˈnu kli ərˌfri, ˈnyu- or, by metathesis, -kyə lər-/

any area in which nuclear weapons, power plants, or materials are not allowed.
an area barred, esp by local authorities, to the storage or deployment of nuclear weapons

An area in which nuclear weapons, by choice of the residents, may not be moved or stored. A number of areas around the world, such as New Zealand, have declared themselves nuclear-free zones, or have attempted to.


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