football field

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An illustration of the size of a regulation National Football League football field relative to a six-foot (1.82m) man, who appears in the lower right corner. A small rectangle above the man's head illustrates the size of a breadbox for further comparison.

football field (plural football fields)

  1. (American football) A playing field on which the game of football is played. Also used as an informal measurement of size; see illustration.