- land between boundaries, esp an unoccupied zone between opposing forces
- an unowned or unclaimed piece of land
- an ambiguous area of activity or thought
Translations for 'no-man's-land'
- British English: no-man's land No-man's land is an area of land that is not owned or controlled by anyone, for example the area of land between two opposing armies. NOUN...the no-man's land between the two zones.
- Brazilian Portuguese: terra de ninguém
- Chinese: 无人管辖的地带无無人管辖轄的地带帶
- European Spanish: tierra de nadie
- French: no man's land
- German: Niemandsland
- Italian: terra di nessuno
- Japanese: 中間領域
- Korean: 대치 중인 적군 사이의 중간 지대
- Portuguese: terra de ninguém
- Spanish: tierra de nadie
Example Sentences Including 'no-man's-land'
As a result, the peacekeepers could end up in an intellectual as well as physical no-man's-land.
He looped it gently back into no-man's-land , and Sorensen, who still had plenty of time to get there, hesitated before charging out.
Times, Sunday Times (2001)
He shivers now in this strange no-man's-land , this stopping-off place between lives.
SEA MUSIC (2003)
Her head was now above the Wall again, peering down into the graveyard of no-man's-land.
His greatest concern is that he finds himself working in a cultural no-man's-land.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
So mathematicians are finally getting some idea, however vague, of the mysterious no-man's-land between the hard and easy.
New Scientist (1998)
The no-man's-land for white Australians has been the site of confrontations between Aborigines and police for years.
New Zealand Herald (2004)
What was I doing driving into the no-man's-land of a civil war?
`He was born to be an outsider, walking that lonely no-man's-land between the two worlds.
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