Definition of battleground state in English:

battleground state


  • ‘some of the steepest increases in joblessness have occurred in battleground states’
    another term for swing state
    • ‘Both of them are trying to capture the battleground state.’
    • ‘The candidates made a beeline to battleground states this weekend.’
    • ‘Its outcome will be decided in a relatively small number of battleground states where every vote will matter.’
    • ‘He visited West Virginia, a battleground state in the November elections.’
    • ‘Still, thousands or even hundreds of votes in a battleground state can be significant.’