Noun Definition


1.Definition: a bridgehead on the enemy's shoreline seized by an amphibious operation

"The Germans were desperately trying to contain the Anzio beachhead"

Category: Places

2.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):foothold

Category: General