theater of war

noun phrase

Definition of theater of war

: the entire land, sea, and air area that is or may become involved directly in war operations

First Known Use of theater of war

1703, in the meaning defined above

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“Theater of war.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/theater%20of%20war. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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