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battlefield (n.)

also battle-field, "scene of a battle," 1812, from battle (n.) + field (n.). The usual word for it in Old English was wælstow, literally "slaughter-place."

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Definitions of battlefield from WordNet

battlefield (n.)
a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought;
they made a tour of Civil War battlefields
Synonyms: battleground / field of battle / field of honor / field
From wordnet.princeton.edu