Bridgehead - What does it mean?

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(en noun)
  • An area around the end of a bridge.
  • (military) A fortification around the end of a bridge.
  • (military) An area of ground on the enemy's side of a river or other obstacle, especially one that needs to be taken and defended in order to secure an advance.
  • (chemistry) Either of the two atoms in different parts of a molecule that are connected by a bridge.
  • See also

    * airhead * beachhead * railhead English calques

    Not English

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