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neutral ground

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  • neutral ground — n. Louisiana & Southern Mississippi 1) See MEDIAN(Cf. ↑median). 2) The grass strip, often planted with shade trees, between a sidewalk and a street. Word History: The term neutral ground originates in the 1800s in New Orleans, when Anglophone… …   Word Histories

  • Neutral ground — may refer to: A No Man s Land The 30 mile wide stretch of land between the British troops occupying New York City during the American Revolution and American held territory in northern Westchester County, New York;[1] Neutral Ground (Louisiana),… …   Wikipedia

  • neutral ground — Gulf States. 1. a median strip on a highway or boulevard, esp. one planted with grass. 2. the strip of grass between a street and sidewalk. [1815 25, Amer., for an earlier sense] * * * …   Universalium

  • neutral ground — Gulf States. 1. a median strip on a highway or boulevard, esp. one planted with grass. 2. the strip of grass between a street and sidewalk. [1815 25, Amer., for an earlier sense] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Neutral Ground (Louisiana) — For other uses, see No Man s Land (disambiguation). The Neutral Ground The Neutral Ground (also known as the Neutral Strip, the Neutral Territory, and the No Man s Land of Louisiana; sometimes anachronistically referred to as the Sabine Free… …   Wikipedia

  • on neutral ground — on neutral ground/territory/ phrase in a place that is not owned by or connected with anyone involved in a situation Let’s meet somewhere on neutral territory – say a hotel. Thesaurus: separate and not relatedsynonym Main entry: neutral …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ground — may refer to: * The surface of the Earth * Soil, a mixture of sand and organic material present on the surface of the Earth * Ground (electricity), in electrical engineering, something that is connected to the Earth or at the voltage defined as… …   Wikipedia

  • neutral — neu|tral1 [ˈnju:trəl US ˈnu: ] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in an argument etc)¦ 2¦(in a war)¦ 3 on neutral ground/territory 4¦(language)¦ 5¦(voice/expression)¦ 6¦(colour)¦ 7¦(wire)¦ 8¦(chemical)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: Early French, from …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • neutral — 1 adjective 1 IN AN ARGUMENT ETC not supporting either of the people or groups involved in an argument or disagreement: I always tried to remain neutral when they started arguing. 2 IN A WAR a country that is neutral does not support any of the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • neutral — neu|tral1 [ nutrəl ] adjective ** ▸ 1 not involved ▸ 2 without strong feeling ▸ 3 colors: not strong ▸ 4 without electric charge ▸ 5 neither acid nor base ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) a country that is neutral does not get involved in a war between other… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • neutral — I UK [ˈnjuːtrəl] / US [ˈnutrəl] adjective ** 1) a country that is neutral does not get involved in a war between other countries Russia promised to remain neutral unless Germany attacked France. a) a neutral place is one where people do not… …   English dictionary

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