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battlefield

[ bat-l-feeld ]
/ ˈbæt lˌfild /
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noun
the field or ground on which a battle is fought.
an area of contention, conflict, or hostile opposition: During that era the classroom became a battlefield of incompatible ideologies.
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Also called bat·tle·ground [bat-l-ground]. /ˈbæt lˌgraʊnd/.

Origin of battlefield

First recorded in 1805–15; battle1 + field
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British Dictionary definitions for battlefield

battlefield

battleground (ˈbætəlˌɡraʊnd)

/ (ˈbætəlˌfiːld) /

noun
the place where a battle is fought; an area of conflict
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