fire base

firebase

[fahyuhr-beys]
noun Military.
an artillery base, especially one set up quickly to support advancing troops or to forestall enemy advances.

Origin:
1965–70; fire + base1

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firebase (ˈfaɪəˌbeɪs)
 
n
an artillery base supporting advancing troops

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