bat·​tle·​ground ˈba-tᵊl-ˌgrau̇nd How to pronounce battleground (audio)

Examples of battleground in a Sentence

the verdant hill suddenly turned into a bloody battleground
Recent Examples on the Web And this particular political battleground appears to be centered on women's reproductive rights. Scott MacFarlane, CBS News, 2 May 2024 The ex-president is also facing election interference charges brought by the Justice Department and has been accused of attempting to arrange a fake slate of electors in Michigan, Arizona and other battleground states in 2020. Todd Spangler, USA TODAY, 2 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for battleground 

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First Known Use

1573, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of battleground was in 1573

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“Battleground.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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