Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun pitched_battle

1 sense of pitched battle

Sense 1
pitched battle -- (a fierce battle fought in close combat between troops in predetermined positions at a chosen time and place)
       => battle, conflict, fight, engagement -- (a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war; "Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga"; "he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement")

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