Definition of battlefield noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    battlefield

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈbæt̮lˌfild//
     
    (also battleground
    NAmE//ˈbæt̮lˌɡraʊnd//
     
    )
     
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  1. 1a place where a battle is being fought or has been fought heavy casualties on the battlefield
  2. 2a subject that people feel strongly about and argue about
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: battlefield