beachhead

[n] - an area in hostile territory that has been occupied and is held for further troops and supplies
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beachhead

noun a bridgehead on the enemy`s shoreline seized by an amphibious operation; `the Germans were desperately trying to contain the Anzio beachhead`
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beachhead

foothold noun an initial accomplishment that opens the way for further developments; `the town became a beachhead in the campaign to ban smoking outdoors`; `they are presently attempting to gain a foothold in the Russian market`
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Beachhead

A beachhead is a temporary line created when a military unit reaches a landing beach by sea and begins to defend the area while other reinforcements help out until a unit large enough to begin advancing has arrived. The term is sometimes used interchangeably (both correctly and incorrectly) with bridgehead and lodgement.{Citation needed|date=Augus...
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