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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The baggage and equipment carried by an army; Any structure that makes progress difficult.

Usage examples (35)
  • Plural noun : the impedimenta of the weekend skier
  • These are all hinderances, clogs, and burdens, and, according to the proper Latin word, they are called impedimenta bellica.
  • 'Not exactly,' said Guy; 'the "impedimenta" are, some at Varenna, some at the inn with Arnaud.'
  • Their 'impedimenta' were thus safely transported to the opposite bank, the whole process occupying about an hour. for more
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