battlefield (plural battlefields)

  1. The area where a land battle is or was fought, which is not necessarily a field.
    • 1886 The night of the 16th of May found McPherson's command bivouacked from two to six miles west of the battlefield, along the line of the road to Vicksburg — Ulysses S. Grant, Personal memoirs of U.S. Grant, [ Chapter 35.]
Synonyms Translations
  • French: champ de bataille
  • German: Schlachtfeld
  • Italian: campo di battaglia
  • Portuguese: campo de batalha
  • Russian: по́ле бо́я
  • Spanish: campo de batalla

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