bridgehead bridgehead  /b ˈrɪdʒ ˌhɛd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an area in hostile territory that has been captured and is held awaiting further troops and supplies
  2. (n) a defensive post at the end of a bridge nearest to the enemy

Usage(s):

  1. Advancing in the Remagen bridgehead, Lieut.
  2. The bridgehead made at Magdeburg by the 2nd Armored Division on April 12 was knocked back by German armor.
  3. A bridgehead diversion, provided Britain can hold control of the air, might be enough to compel a major Nazi effort to head it off.

News

  • Samaritan Medical Center Unifies Backups With BridgeHead Software

    BridgeHead Software today announced that Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown, NY, has implemented the BridgeHead Healthcare Data Management platform with MEDITECH ISB for its EMR system, as well as protection ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "I saw her as someone who could have served as a bridgehead to relations with that part of the Muslim world with whom our ties are naturally limited," Olmert told the Jerusalem Post.
    on Dec 28, 2007 By: Ehud Olmert Source: Canadian Jewish News

  2. Nooyi said of Nair: "She has, through her work, provided all of us immense joy. She has, through her excellence, captured the popular imagination, and thus built yet another important bridgehead between the [expatriate] community and the country."
    on Mar 29, 2008 By: Indra Nooyi Source: Sify

  3. "We welcome TeleTech to South Africa as a partner in our mission to increase our economic growth to six percent and as a strategic bridgehead for the Accelerated & Shared Growth Initiative South Africa," said Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, deputy...
    on Nov 25, 2007 By: Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka Source: CNNMoney.com

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