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strong·point

 (strông′point′)
n.
A military stronghold.

strongpoint

(ˈstrɒŋˌpɔɪnt)
n
1. (Military) a location that is by its site and nature easily defended
2. (Military) a spot in a defensive position that is heavily defended
Translations

strongpoint

[ˈstrɒŋpɔɪnt] Nfuerte m, puesto m fortificado
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The amount of weaponry, ammunition, food supplies, the presence of underground tunnels and strongpoints within Marawi, all of which resulted in the long siege to regain control of the city, attests to the skillful and secretive preparations that were made by IS in conjunction with Abu Sayyaf elements and Maute terrorists.
On September 8,1944, the regiment moved to a pre-attack position well beyond the range of the German guns and initiated a program of aggressive patrols around La Tresorerie and other strongpoints north of Boulogne that would also have to be taken.
Szijjrt also pointed out that within the framework of its Southern Opening policy Hungary had become an observer member of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) to enable it to realise joint projects and investments with Portugal in Latin American and African countries, primarily within the fields of water and waste management, which are among the Hungarian economys strongpoints.
These include 8,332 command posts, 17,194 strongpoints, 53,707 militant concentrations, 970 training camps, 6,769 arms and ammunition depots, 212 oilfields, 184 oil refineries and thousands of other targets.
The Royal Warwicks were ordered to hold Wormhout, one of the strongpoints on the southern side of the corridor, and were attacked by German tanks and infantry on May 28.
Air Forces Central Command posted statistics last week that showed 3,600 weapons were released in January and another 3,440 were used last month as efforts were stepped up to drive ISIS out of key strongpoints in Mosul, Iraq and Raqqa, Syria with help from allied forces as well, according to the report.
14) The topography of the isthmus, coupled with temporary barriers and strongpoints, gave the defenders a distinct advantage.
Woodhouse, 1st Battalion Tyneside Scottish: The Tyneside Scottish at the Battle of the Somme AFTER the Somme offensive was launched on July 1, 1916, the next big idea by General Sir Henry Rawlinson was the novel one of reinforcing failure, more costly and fruitless attacks on those strongpoints where earlier costly and fruitless attacks had failed.
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The French garrison was in deep trouble, the defensive strongpoints spaced too far apart to protect the airfields, while their artillery and airpower had difficulty attacking Viet Minh positions.
Where the Marines pushed ahead rapidly with frontal assaults and moved past strongpoints and obstacles while trailing units dealt with bypassed strongpoints, the Army dealt with strongpoints as they were encountered, leaving nothing in the rear and using flanking movements when necessary to envelop the enemy.