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Definition 1: defensive structure consisting of a barrier that can be employed for defense against attack - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for line of defense in the sense of this definition

(line of defense is a kind of ...) a structure used to defend against attack

"the artillery battered down the defenses"

(... is a kind of line of defense ) a line of defense consisting of a barrier of felled or live trees with branches (sharpened or with barbed wire entwined) pointed toward the enemy

Definition 2: any organization whose responsibility it is to defend against something - [noun denoting group]

Samples where line of defense or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • police are the major line of defense against crime

Synonyms for line of defense in the sense of this definition

(line of defense is a kind of ...) a group of people who work together

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