battle line


battle line

noun

: a line of soldiers who are fighting in a battle

Full Definition of BATTLE LINE

1
:  a line along which a battle is fought
2
:  a line defining the positions of opposing groups in a conflict or controversy —usually used in plural <battle lines were drawn over economic policies>

First Known Use of BATTLE LINE

1814

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