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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a region in which explosives mines have been placed;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

minefield \minefield\ n. 1. (Mil.) a region in which explosive mines[4] have been placed, especially a region on land. [WordNet 1.5] 2. Hence: (Fig.) A situation in which a simple mistake can have disastrous consequences; a touchy or dangerous situation requiring great caution; as, the candidate threaded his way skillfully through a minefield of loaded questions from the audience. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

minefield n 1: a region in which explosives mines have been placed