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fox·hole

 (fŏks′hōl′)
n.
A shallow pit dug by a soldier in combat for immediate refuge against enemy fire.
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foxhole

(ˈfɒksˌhəʊl)
n
(Military) military a small pit dug during an action to provide individual shelter against hostile fire
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fox•hole

(ˈfɒksˌhoʊl)

n.
a pit for one or two soldiers dug as a shelter in a battle zone.
[1915–20]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.foxhole - a small dugout with a pit for individual shelter against enemy firefoxhole - a small dugout with a pit for individual shelter against enemy fire
bunker, dugout - a fortification of earth; mostly or entirely below ground
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Translations

foxhole

[ˈfɒkshəʊl] Nmadriguera f de zorro (Mil) → hoyo m de protección
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

foxhole

[ˈfɒkshəʊl] n
[fox] → terrier m (d'un renard)
[soldier] → trou m de combat
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