pae o te pakanga Play
1. battlefield, battleground, combat zone, field of battle, front.
Ko rātau ētahi o ngā hōia tāpiri atu ki Te Hokowhitu-ā-Tū kua tae kē ki te pae o te pakanga (HP 1991:33). / They were some of the additional troops of the Māori Battalion that had already been to the battlefield.
See also pae o te riri