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mine field

n. a tract of land containing explosive mines

Usage examples of "mine field".

I can't imagine somebody like Thomas Jefferson tiptoeing through a mine field on the technicalities of the law, and then bragging about being clean afterwards.

Pat stayed clear of the mine field of satellites and set a lower orbit that would keep him close enough to do visuals on everything without putting him on a collision course.

All in all, a mine field for the intrepid scholar like myself (&lt.

He looked as though he carried the full weight of the Arabs' painful history, and was almost desperate to explain it all to his American friends that they might have even the slightest glimpse of the psychological mine field through which he was about to walk.