Definition of battlefield noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈbætlfiːld//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbætlfiːld//
    (also battleground
    BrE BrE//ˈbætlɡraʊnd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbætlɡraʊnd//
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  1. 1a place where a battle is being fought or has been fought heavy casualties on the battlefield He was wounded on the battlefield.
  2. 2a subject that people feel strongly about and argue about
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: battlefield