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1. The section of a playing field midway between goals.
2. Players whose usual positions are in the midfield, behind the forwards.
a. the general area between the two opposing defences
b. (as modifier): a midfield player.
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|Noun||1.||midfield - (sports) the middle part of a playing field (as in football or lacrosse)|
football, football game - any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
lacrosse - a game invented by American Indians; now played by two teams who use long-handled rackets to catch and carry and throw the ball toward the opponents' goal
center, middle, centre, eye, heart - an area that is approximately central within some larger region; "it is in the center of town"; "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"; "they were in the eye of the storm"