Definition of battlefield
1 : a place where a battle is fought
2 : an area of conflict
Examples of battlefield in a Sentence
Hundreds of dead soldiers lay on the battlefield.
wounded soldiers being carried off the battlefield
Recent Examples of battlefield from the Web
The outlet notes that U.S. forces have removed 50 top ISIS leaders from the battlefield since Trump took office — down from 80, in the last six months of Obama’s tenure.
His first weapon was Ganbare, and his first battlefield was the ocean off Point Loma.
There are the usual dispatches from the battlefield about the ravages of aging and straw polls about procedures being considered.
Moses looks at his art in a way reflective of his past as a battlefield surgical technician during World War II.
The seemingly simple task of efficiently ordering and receiving parts — something American forces do routinely — requires a working supply chain from the warehouse to the unit on the battlefield.
Graduates knew they were bound for the battlefield.
When battles get hectic and players are weaving around rocks for cover, the fact that the battlefield is narrow improves the ability to focus on the enemies in front.
A truck bomb devastated a central area of Kabul near the presidential palace and foreign embassies on Wednesday, one of the deadliest strikes in the long Afghan war and a reminder of how the capital itself has become a lethal battlefield.
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First Known Use of battlefield
BATTLEFIELD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of battlefield for English Language Learners
: a place where a battle is fought
: an area of conflict or disagreement
BATTLEFIELD Defined for Kids
Definition of battlefield for Students
: a place where a military battle is fought or was once fought
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