buffer zone(redirected from Buffer region)
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In political science, an area between two antagonists that is put in place so they do not attack each other. A famous example of a buffer zone is the demilitarized zone separating North and South Korea. Occasionally, the buffer zone is a third country.
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(1) A transitional area between two areas of different zoning or characteristic land use.
(2) Green space or other open or natural areas providing privacy and noise pollution control for a subdivision.
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