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distant retirement area 'distant retirement area' is an military term meaning '(DOD) In amphibious operations, the sea area located to seaward of the landing area. This area is divided into a number of operating areas to which assault ships may retire and operate in the event of adverse weather or to prevent concentration of ships in the landing area. See also amphibious operation; landing area; retirement'.
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