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Meaning of BEACHHEAD

Pronunciation:  'beech`hed

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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
 

 

 

 

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