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    The meaning of "Hold" in this sentence?

    What is the meaning of "Hold" in this sentence?

    "The Oblak defenders had withdrawn inland to avoid encirclement, leaving the attackers to consolidate their hold over the beachhead."

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    Re: The meaning of "Hold" in this sentence?

    When you "hold" a piece of land it means you are in control of it. Militarily, in this context. They possess the beachhead.

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    Re: The meaning of "Hold" in this sentence?

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    When you "hold" a piece of land it means you are in control of it. Militarily, in this context. They possess the beachhead.
    What is the other word that can replace "hold" word in that sentence?

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    Re: The meaning of "Hold" in this sentence?

    Quote Originally Posted by ucul View Post
    What is the other word that can replace "hold" word in that sentence?
    "...their control of the beachhead."

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