Usage examples for zones

  1. How the men performed the feats they did, wandering over vast and unknown oceans, visiting unknown coasts with iron- bound shores, beset with sunken reefs, subsisting on food not fit for human beings, suffering from scurvy caused by salted diet and rotten biscuit, with a short allowance of water, in torrid zones and liable to be attacked and killed by hostile natives, it is difficult for us to conceive. – Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1 by Ernest Giles
  2. About 1740 Morgroff discovered that many plants of the temperate zones and among others the beet contained it. – The Physiology of Taste by Brillat Savarin