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BZ may refer to:

In arts and media[edit]


Other media[edit]



  • Bautzen, Germany (vehicle registration code BZ)
  • Belize (ISO 3166-1 2-letter country code)
    • .bz, the country code top-level domain for Belize
  • Province of Bolzano or South Tyrol, Italy (vehicle registration code BZ)
  • Brazil (World Meteorological Organization country code)
  • Buitenzorg or Bogor, West Java province, Indonesia
  • Buzău, Romania (vehicle registration code BZ)

In science and technology[edit]


Other uses in science and technology[edit]

  • bzip2, an algorithm for data compression
  • Brillouin zone, in mathematics and solid-state physics, a uniquely defined primitive cell in reciprocal space
  • Bugzilla, a web-based general-purpose bugtracker and testing tool

Other uses[edit]

  • Battle zone, the location of a battle
  • Bobby Zamora, English footballer nicknamed 'BZ'
  • Border Zone, area near a border that has special restrictions on movement
  • Bravo Zulu, a naval signal meaning 'well done'
  • Brent Crude, a trading classification of crude oil (futures trading symbol BZ on the NYMEX exchange)
  • Busy, in Internet slang (from the pronunciation "bee-zee")
  • Squatting movement, in Danish slang, from the word "besæt" ("occupiers")

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