field of operations

noun
a region in which active military operations are in progress
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the army was in the field awaiting action

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he served in the Vietnam theater for three years

Hypernyms: ↑region
Part Holonyms: ↑theater of war, ↑theatre of war
Part Meronyms: ↑combat zone, ↑combat area

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