Definition of field of honor in US English:

field of honor


  • The place where a duel or battle is fought.

    • ‘An engagement on what in those days was known as the field of honor cut short Burk's work on the fourth volume of his Virginia history.’
    • ‘It leaked out here to-day that two very prominent Mexican citizens had met on the field of honor last evening, on the American side of the Rio Grande.’