battlefront

[ bat-l-fruhnt ]
/ ˈbæt lˌfrʌnt /

noun

the extreme forward area of a battlefield, where troops are in direct contact with the enemy.

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Origin of battlefront

First recorded in 1910–15; battle1 + front
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