Definisi 'bridgehead'

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noun
1 an area in hostile territory that has been captured and is held awaiting further troops and supplies Terjemahkan
Example:
an attempt to secure a bridgehead behind enemy lines
the only foothold left for British troops in Europe was Gibraltar
source: wordnet30

2 a defensive post at the end of a bridge nearest to the enemy Terjemahkan
source: wordnet30

3 A fortification commanding the extremity of a bridge nearest the enemy, to insure the preservation and usefulness of the bridge, and prevent the enemy from crossing; a tête-de-pont. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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