Synonyms for bridgehead


1. bridgehead, foothold, combat zone, combat area
usage: 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"
2. bridgehead, post, station
usage: a defensive post at the end of a bridge nearest to the enemy
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