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field of battle


from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought


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  • On the field of battle one object of regret cannot long engross the mind; yet, on his return to Cairo, Bonaparte frequently spoke to me of Sulkowsky in terms of unfeigned sorrow.

    The Memoirs of Napoleon

  • The soldier who enters the field of battle requires not more courage, though of a different nature, than the faded beauty who enters an assembly-room.

    Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth

  • And most important of all, what did the alien want, now that it had left the field of battle and come, in all its might and otherworldly magnificence, to Metrel?

    Running from the Deity

  • To withdraw from the field of battle would be an admission of defeat which, though it might be acceptable to a detached and calculating military professional, was unthinkable "in the cosmic orientation of world political forces," as Schwerin von Krosigk might have put it.


  • Dearly did they pay for the greatness of Prussia; of one family alone, the Kleists, sixty-four fell on the field of battle during the Seven Years 'War.

    Bismarck and the Foundation of the German Empire

  • This year two warriors fell on the field of battle in the persons of Rev. Charles Dunn and Richard Robinson.

    Scraps of African Methodist Episcopal History

  • They were crowding him out, these ir¬≠resistibly subtle deep probers, shoving the mere proprietor of the mental field of battle aside.

    The False Mirror

  • Its reserves of manpower seemed inexhaustible, but sheer mass was valueless without proper leadership, and Communist timeservers chosen for their political reliability would be as ineffective on the field of battle as the court favourites who had enjoyed the patronage of the Tsar.


  • Upon the death of his father, however, he joined, in 1671 the French army in northern Germany, and on the day of his arrival, during the Seven Years 'War, was made an offleer on the field of battle for bravery.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • [Page 84] one my mother drew for her father, of the situation of the field of battle at Ballinamuck; it is about four miles from the hills.

    Maria Edgeworth


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