battle line

noun

Definition of battle line

  1. 1 :  a line along which a battle is fought

  2. 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>

1814

First Known Use of battle line

1814


BATTLE LINE Defined for English Language Learners

battle line

noun

Definition of battle line for English Language Learners

  • : a line of soldiers who are fighting in a battle


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