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 for playing field
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  playing field
      n 1: the circumstances under which competition occurs; "the
           government's objective is to insure a genuinely level
           playing field for American industry and commerce in Europe"
      2: a piece of land prepared for playing a game; "the home crowd
         cheered when Princeton took the field" [syn: playing field,
         athletic field, playing area, field]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  44 Moby Thesaurus words for "playing field":
     archery ground, athletic field, badminton court, baseball field,
     basketball court, billiard parlor, bowling alley, bowling green,
     course, court, cricket ground, croquet ground, croquet lawn,
     diamond, fairway, field, football field, glaciarium, golf course,
     golf links, gridiron, gym, gymnasium, ice rink, infield, links,
     outfield, oval, playground, playroom, polo ground, pool hall,
     poolroom, putting green, racecourse, racket court, rink,
     skating rink, soccer field, squash court, stretch, tennis court,
     track, turf

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