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Synonyms for bridgeheadˈbrɪdʒˌhɛd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bridgehead, foothold(noun)

    an area in hostile territory that has been captured and is held awaiting further troops and supplies

    "an attempt to secure a bridgehead behind enemy lines"; "the only foothold left for British troops in Europe was Gibraltar"

    footing, beachhead, bridgehead, foothold

  2. bridgehead(noun)

    a defensive post at the end of a bridge nearest to the enemy


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List of paraphrases:

beachhead, foothold, bridge, jumper, spearhead

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