Definition of foxhole in English:

foxhole

Syllabification: fox·hole
Pronunciation: /ˈfäksˌhōl
 
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noun

  • 1A hole in the ground used by troops as a shelter against enemy fire or as a firing point.
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    • With his group completely surrounded and cut off, he moved from foxhole to foxhole exposing himself to enemy fire, giving instructions and offering encouragement to his men.
    • Ernie Pyle, a reporter who eschewed the safety of command posts and made a niche for himself in the foxholes of the frontline troops during World War II, died 59 years ago on his way to another battle.
    • This can greatly increase the range and lethality of the weapon system by denying enemy troops the protection of foxholes and bunkers unless they have substantial overhead cover.
  • 1.1A place of refuge or concealment.

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