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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An embankment built around a space for defensive purposes.

Usage examples (30)
  • The height of the rampart is 20 ft., and the width 32 ft.
  • The rampart is the common road for carriages of all kinds.
  • Against the rampart was the spectral shape of a man, propped up on his back, limbs spread out.
  • The first, however, to approach the rampart were the consul and the troops he was bringing from the sea. for more
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