Western Front


Western Front
Western Front
the Western Front
an area in northern France and Belgium where many battles of World War I were fought. The armies of the ↑Allies (=Britain, France etc) and of Germany were based in ↑trenches (=long, deep holes in the ground) and suffered terrible conditions and great loss of life.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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