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Definition 1: an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where rampart or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they stormed the ramparts of the city
  • they blew the trumpet and the walls came tumbling down

Synonyms for rampart in the sense of this definition

(rampart is a kind of ...) a long artificial mound of stone or earth; built to hold back water or to support a road or as protection

(... is a kind of rampart ) the outer defensive wall that surrounds the outer courtyard of a castle

(... is a kind of rampart ) a rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps for firing arrows or guns

(... is a kind of rampart ) an earthen rampart

(... is a kind of rampart ) sloping or horizontal rampart of pointed stakes

(... is a kind of rampart ) a solid section between two crenels in a crenelated battlement

(... is an instance of rampart) a fortification 37 miles long across the narrowest part of southern Scotland (between the Firth of Forth and the Firth of Clyde); built in 140 to mark the frontier of the Roman province of Britain

(... is an instance of rampart) a fortification 1,500 miles long built across northern China in the 3rd century BC; it averages 6 meters in width

(... is part of rampart) defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it

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