Definition of foxhole in English:

foxhole

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Pronunciation: /ˈfɒkshəʊl
 
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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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