battlefield

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noun bat·tle·field \ˈba-təl-ˌfēld\

Definition of battlefield

  1. 1 :  a place where a battle is fought

  2. 2 :  an area of conflict

Examples of battlefield in a Sentence

  1. Hundreds of dead soldiers lay on the battlefield.

  2. wounded soldiers being carried off the battlefield

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First Known Use of battlefield

1813


BATTLEFIELD Defined for English Language Learners

battlefield

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Definition of battlefield for English Language Learners

  • : a place where a battle is fought

  • : an area of conflict or disagreement


BATTLEFIELD Defined for Kids

battlefield

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noun bat·tle·field \ˈba-təl-ˌfēld\

Definition of battlefield for Students

  1. :  a place where a military battle is fought or was once fought



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