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lodg·mentalso lodge·ment (lŏj′mənt)
a. The act of lodging.
b. The state of being lodged.
2. A place for lodging.
3. An accumulation or a deposit.
4. A foothold or beachhead gained by troops in enemy or neutral territory.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. the act of lodging or the state of being lodged
2. a blockage or accumulation
3. (Military) a small area gained and held in enemy territory
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. the act of lodging.
2. the state of being lodged.
3. something lodged or deposited.
4. a lodging place; rooming house.Also, esp. Brit.,lodge′ment.
[1590–1600; < Middle French logement]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
A designated area in a hostile or potentially hostile territory that, when seized and held, makes the continuous landing of troops and materiel possible, and provides maneuver space for subsequent operations. See also hostile.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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|Noun||1.||lodgment - bringing a charge or accusation against someone|
allegation - (law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law); "an allegation of malpractice"
|2.||lodgment - the state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily; "the lodgment of the balloon in the tree"|
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