Simple Definition of bridgehead
: an area near the end of a bridge that is controlled by an army; also : any area that an army takes from an enemy and from which it can move forward to make an attack
Full Definition of bridgehead
1 a : a fortification protecting the end of a bridge nearest an enemy b : an area around the end of a bridge
2 : an advanced position seized in hostile territory
Examples of bridgehead in a sentence
<established a bridgehead on the beach before beginning the land invasion>
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