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Meaning of BEACHHEAD

Pronunciation:  'beech`hed

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[n]  an area in hostile territory that has been occupied and is held for further troops and supplies

BEACHHEAD is a 9 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: bridgehead, foothold
 See Also: combat zone



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: acropolis, advance guard, airhead, avant-garde, bastion, battle line, blockhouse, bridgehead, bunker, castle, citadel, donjon, farthest outpost, fasthold, fastness, first line, forefront, fort, fortress, front, front line, front rank, front-runner, garrison, garrison house, hold, keep, line, martello, martello tower, mote, motte, outguard, outpost, peel, peel tower, pillbox, pioneer, point, post, precursor, railhead, rath, safehold, scout, spearhead, strong point, stronghold, tower, tower of strength, van, vanguard, ward