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

Origin of battlefront

First recorded in 1910–15; battle1 + front Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for battlefront

theater, front, line

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  • The letter from Dick Rover had been sent from the battlefront in France.

    The Rover Boys on a Hunt

    Arthur M. Winfield (Edward Stratemeyer)

  • Her experiences at the battlefront in France had taught her many things.

    Ruth Fielding Down East

    Alice B. Emerson

  • The French went away from this part of their battlefront with regret and emotion.

    Now It Can Be Told

    Philip Gibbs

  • I hardly believe that you will find it necessary to make a radical change in your battlefront.

    The Goose Man

    Jacob Wassermann

  • The crash of falling trees and the snapping of the fire was like the sound from a battlefront.

    Carolyn of the Corners

    Ruth Belmore Endicott