Origin of front line
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Origin of front-line
Examples from the Web for frontline
Such is the view from the Pech Valley in Kunar, a frontline that appears to be holding against substantial odds.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“We are here in the frontline of the fight against Ebola; it is the first line of defense,” Duvillier continues.
A guardsman told him to get on the bus, and the frontline express drove on again to Mariupol.
After talking to several drivers and passengers, I decided to climb on the frontline express myself.
For James, journalism was bearing witness, especially when it comes to frontline coverage.
A wonderfully short time ago he was quite a little boy; now he was in a frontline trench.Tales of War|Lord Dunsany
This sector was calm enough, as frontline sectors go, when we took it over.The Glory of The Coming|Irvin S. Cobb
British Dictionary definitions for frontline
- of, relating to, or suitable for the front line of a military formationfrontline troops
- British of, relating to, or suitable for public service and business employees who are in direct contact with the publicfrontline staff
- to the fore; advanced, conspicuous, etcfrontline news
- of or relating to a country bordering on or close to a hostile country or scene of armed conflictleaders of the frontline states attended the summit