A type of combat in which opposing troops fight from trenches facing each other.
More example sentences
- 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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