battleground

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbætəlˌɡraʊnd/

Etymology[edit]

From battle + grounds.

Noun[edit]

battleground (plural battlegrounds)

  1. A location where a battle may be fought, or has been fought.
    The farmer's field was a civil war battleground, and relics such a minnie bullets were frequently found while plowing.
  2. Figuratively, any subject of dispute or contention.
    Abortion was becoming the season's big political battleground, once again.

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