zonal

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Etymology[edit]

Originated 1865–70 from zone + -al.

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Adjective[edit]

zonal (comparative more zonal, superlative most zonal)

  1. Divided into zones.
  2. Related to, associated with, or similar to zones.
  3. Roughly longitudinal movement of air or ocean currents (east to west, or west to east).

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References[edit]

  • zonal” in The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.
  • zonal” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.
  • "zonal" in WordNet 2.0, Princeton University, 2003.
  • Glossary of Terms: Z, PhysicalGeography.net, Michael Pidwirny, 2006.