Strategic Stra*te"gic, Strategical Stra*te"gic*al, a. [Gr. ? of or for a general: cf. F. strat['e]gique.] Of or pertaining to strategy; effected by artifice. -- {Stra*te"gic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

{Strategic line} (Mil.), a line joining strategic points.

{Strategic point} (Mil.), any point or region in the theater or warlike operations which affords to its possessor an advantage over his opponent, as a mountain pass, a junction of rivers or roads, a fortress, etc. [1913 Webster]

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