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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A defensive post at the end of a span over water nearest to the enemy; An area in hostile territory that has been captured and is held awaiting further troops and supplies.

Usage examples (33)
  • An attempt to secure a bridgehead behind enemy lines
  • Close by the bridgehead was a curious structure like a huge beehive, about ten feet high and built of stone blocks.
  • The TUV founder predicted victory would form a "bridgehead" which would win the party seats in next year's assembly elections.
  • Zeitzler: We could try to form a small bridgehead. for more
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