Translation of foxhole in Spanish:

foxhole

Pronunciation: /ˈfɑːkshəʊl; ˈfɒkshəʊl/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Zoology/Zoología] zorrera (feminine), raposera (feminine), madriguera (feminine) 1.2 [Military/Militar] hoyo (masculine) para atrincherarse
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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.

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