Origin of battlefield
Also called bat·tle·ground [bat-l-ground] /ˈbæt lˌgraʊnd/.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for battleground
I just spent three days in the Senate battleground state of North Carolina.In North Carolina, GOP Overreach May Be More Unpopular Than Obama
November 3, 2014
Ohio is the essential Midwest battleground for any presidential campaign.The Secret GOP Swing State Election Romp
October 28, 2014
At the time, Madonna was staging her first real comeback and she chose videos as her battleground.David Fincher’s Backseat Feminism
October 9, 2014
Rep. Joni Ernst—The GOP Senate nominee in the battleground state of Iowa has the potential to serve up a prime cut of crazy.How Long Can the Republicans Hide The Crazy?
September 20, 2014
The womb may become artificial by the end of the century but it will still be the battleground for feminist politics.The Artificial Womb Will Change Feminism Forever
August 12, 2014
For a moment the chasm is a battleground of the elements, a fierce, titanic struggle.The Trail of '98
Robert W. Service
Every foot of the soil about the city in which I live is sacred as a battleground of the Republic.America First
Galicia is to be the battleground between the two countries.
The judge put the will away, and the two started for the battleground.
He's gone to the battleground with his second and the surgeon—also with his brother.
- the place where a battle is fought; an area of conflict
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Word Origin and History for battleground
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper