What does lodgment mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lodgment, lodgementnoun

    bringing a charge or accusation against someone

  2. lodgment, lodgement, lodgingnoun

    the state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily

    "the lodgment of the balloon in the tree"


  1. lodgmentnoun

    An area used for lodging.

  2. lodgmentnoun

    The condition of being lodged.

  3. lodgmentnoun

    The act of lodging.


  1. lodgment

    A lodgement is an enclave, taken and defended by force of arms against determined opposition, made by increasing the size of a bridgehead, beachhead, or airhead into a substantial defended area, at least the rear parts of which are out of direct line of fire. An example is Operation Overlord, the establishment of a large-scale lodgement in Normandy during World War II.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lodgment

    the act of lodging, or the state of being lodged

  2. Lodgment

    a lodging place; a room

  3. Lodgment

    an accumulation or collection of something deposited in a place or remaining at rest

  4. Lodgment

    the occupation and holding of a position, as by a besieging party; an instrument thrown up in a captured position; as, to effect a lodgment

  5. Etymology: [Cf. F. logement. See Lodge, v.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. lodgment

    A designated area in a hostile or potentially hostile operational area that, when seized and held, makes the continuous landing of troops and materiel possible and provides maneuver space for subsequent operations. See also hostile.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. lodgment

    Is a work made by the besiegers in some part of a fortification, after the besieged have been driven out, for the purpose of maintaining it, and to be covered from the enemy’s fire. It also means a footing obtained inside of an enemy’s works.

  2. lodgment

    See Injuries to Cannon.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lodgment in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lodgment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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