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bridgehead

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈbrɪdʒ.hed/
a good position that an army has taken in enemy land, from which it can attack the enemy more effectively: The advance troops established a bridgehead early in the fighting.
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in Chinese (Traditional) 橋頭陣地,橋頭堡(在敵佔區內奪取的據點)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 桥头阵地,桥头堡(在敌占区内夺取的据点)…
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