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trench warfare

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Definition of trench warfare in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A type of combat in which opposing troops fight from trenches facing each other: the horrors of trench warfare
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  • It stands as the biggest war on African soil since the beginning of the twentieth century, involving over half a million troops fighting in protracted trench warfare.
  • Less than a year later, maneuver warfare had become trench warfare, a morass of mud and blood on an unprecedented scale.
  • World War I was characterized by the extensive use of trench warfare, massive artillery bombardments, and battles of attrition.

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