line of operations

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line of operations (plural lines of operations)

  1. That portion of a theater of war which an army passes over in attaining its object.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for line of operations in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)