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minefield

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noun mine·field \ˈmīn-ˌfēld\

Simple Definition of minefield

  • : an area of land or water that contains mines (sense 2)

  • : something that has many dangers or risks

Full Definition of minefield

  1. 1 :  an area (as of water or land) set with mines

  2. 2 :  something resembling a minefield especially in having many dangers or requiring extreme caution <a political minefield>

Examples of minefield

  1. This issue is a political minefield.



1884

First Known Use of minefield

1884


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