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Bridgehead

Bridge´head`
n.1.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.
Noun1.bridgehead - an area in hostile territory that has been captured and is held awaiting further troops and supplies; "an attempt to secure a bridgehead behind enemy lines"; "the only foothold left for British troops in Europe was Gibraltar"
Synonyms: foothold
2.bridgehead - a defensive post at the end of a bridge nearest to the enemy
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