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firebase

[fahyuh r-beys] /ˈfaɪərˌbeɪs/
noun, Military
1.
an artillery base, especially one set up quickly to support advancing troops or to forestall enemy advances.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; fire + base1
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British Dictionary definitions for fire base

firebase

/ˈfaɪəˌbeɪs/
noun
1.
an artillery base supporting advancing troops
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