amphibious operation
A military operation launched from the sea by an amphibious force, embarked in ships or craft with the primary purpose of introducing a landing force ashore to accomplish the assigned mission. See also amphibious force; landing force; mission; operation.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • amphibious operation — noun a military operation by both land and sea forces • Topics: ↑military, ↑armed forces, ↑armed services, ↑military machine, ↑war machine • Hypernyms: ↑operation, ↑military operation …   Useful english dictionary

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