English version

bridgehead

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Military
bridgeheadbridge‧head /ˈbrɪdʒhed/ noun [countable]  PMa strong position far forward in enemy land from which an army can go forward or attack
Examples from the Corpus
bridgeheadAll we have to do is get in and establish a bridgehead, so to speak.There were thousands more slaves now, working to finish the bridgehead.
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