Aceldama

Definition of Aceldama

A`cel´da`ma
n.1.The potter's field, said to have lain south of Jerusalem, purchased with the bribe which Judas took for betraying his Master, and therefore called the field of blood. Fig.: A field of bloodshed.
The system of warfare . . . which had already converted immense tracts into one universal aceldama.
- De Quincey.

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Belsen, DMZ, abattoir, battle line, battle site, battlefield, battleground, butchery, combat area, combat zone, concentration camp, enemy line, field, field of battle, field of blood, firing line, front line, gas chamber, killing ground, landing beach, line, line of battle, seat of war, shambles, slaughterhouse, stockyard, the front, theater, theater of operations, theater of war, zone of communications
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