Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: battle-field
battlefield (plural battlefields)
- 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.
- 1939 September, John D. Hewitt, “The Kington Branch of the G.W.R.”, in Railway Magazine, page 191:
- Though in the past it saw much of the unhappiness and strife of Border warfare—the great battlefields of Pilleth and Mortimer's Cross are nearby—it is now a quiet and happy place.
field of a land battle