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Synonyms for bridgehead

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

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

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LONDON and MANCHESTER, England, November 8 /PRNewswire/ -- More and more UK companies are making good use of Copenhagen as their bridgehead to the Scandinavian market.
50 YEARS AGO: Powerful Chinese Communist armies, widening their two newly-won Yangtze bridgeheads of Kao Chiao Chen and Lauchow, yesterday attacked government bridgeheads north of the river and captured two mid-stream islands 50 miles east of Nanking.
British paratroops, SAS troops, the 82nd American Airborne Brigade and US Marines will be helicoptered into the Kosovar capital Pristina to gain control of vital bridgeheads.
The helicopter-borne troops will capture the vital airport in the city to secure an air bridgehead to allow more troops to be flown in.
CIS and Europe as bridgeheads to provide online game services directly to users in these regions.
So far, the Chinese remain closed largely to outsiders but with the break-up of China Telecom, the state monopoly, and China's eventual entry into the WTO, an increasing number of global telecoms companies are establishing bridgeheads and partnerships in Hong Kong.
Trowbridge Consulting will take a leadership role within Deloitte's financial services and human capital practices and establish new bridgeheads for this rapidly expanding business.
CeBIT, HANOVER, Germany, March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BridgeHead Software announce support for Plasmon's UDO (Ultra Density Optical) technology as part of its unique storage system architecture.
BridgeHead Software announces Webinar series on balancing healthcare data storage costs with compliance, access requirements
NeoScale Systems, the trusted leader in enterprise storage security solutions, and BridgeHead Software, a leading archival storage management software company, today announced the delivery of an integrated solution for securing sensitive backup data for the healthcare industry.
The new members are BridgeHead Software, a provider of multiplatform storage management solutions, and CommVault Systems, a leading provider of unified data management solutions.