battlefront

noun bat·tle·front \ -ˌfrənt \
|Updated on: 17 Jun 2018

Definition of battlefront

1 : the military sector in which actual combat takes place
2 : a place or context within which a struggle is fought
  • …he had already served more than a decade as an attorney on the battlefronts of the civil rights movement.
  • —Vincent Harding

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1813

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