Definition of neutral zone noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    neutral zone

    BrE BrE//ˈnjuːtrəl zəʊn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈnuːtrəl zoʊn//
    American football
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  1. 1(in ice hockey) an area that covers the central part of the rink, between two blue lines
  2. 2(in American football) an imaginary area between the teams where no player except the centre is allowed to step until play has started See related entries: American football
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: neutral zone