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rampart

(noun) A fortification consisting of an embankment, often with a parapet built on top.

Synonyms: bulwark, wall

Usage: They stormed the ramparts of the city with ladders and catapults.
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The Ramparts Walk in the Old City of Jerusalem





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Noun 1. rampart - an embankment built around a space for defensive purposesrampart - an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes; "they stormed the ramparts of the city"; "they blew the trumpet and the walls came tumbling down"
bulwark, wall
bailey - the outer defensive wall that surrounds the outer courtyard of a castle
battlement, crenelation, crenellation - a rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps for firing arrows or guns
earthwork - an earthen rampart
embankment - a long artificial mound of stone or earth; built to hold back water or to support a road or as protection
fortification, munition - defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it
fraise - sloping or horizontal rampart of pointed stakes
merlon - a solid section between two crenels in a crenelated battlement
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