Noun(1) an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes
(1) ChevÔö£┬┐nement thinks that the borders of the nation-state can serve as a rampart against globalization.(2) The string of them reminded Mike of a rampart , or some other manner of fortification.(3) A short walk up a stairway to the top of the north rampart affords a view of the construction.(4) He said that the rampart may be re-erected despite it being in many pieces.(5) The 40-acre monument at Sutton Bank, near Thirsk, is thought to have been surrounded by a 1.3 mile-long rampart , topped with a walkway, and to date back to about 400BC.(6) I examine a photo of US Marines sheltering behind a rampart of sandbags.(7) A Marine, posted with his rifle on the rampart overlooking the trench, said he reckoned 30 or 40.(8) Throwing the excavated soil behind it doubles the height of the obstacle the attacker has to cross, while at the same time providing a rampart for the protection of the defenders.(9) A rampart of intricate and infinitely various shapes, it gives form to the formless open sea.(10) I can bare it no longer and self consciously shed my clothing and inch my way painfully across the rocks that form a natural rampart at the shoreline.(11) It's, to their eyes, the last rampart against the discrimination from which they suffer in their country.(12) He was the only one not standing on a rampart , but was instead leaning out a window.(13) Each man carried a stake and this was driven into the top of the rampart .(14) The Egyptian's approach to the high sand rampart demonstrated simple ingenuity on their part.(15) From the rampart below my window a bird was singing its respects to the morning sun.(16) Surrounded by a concrete rampart and a barbed wire fence, the settlers' caravans are parked between the wreckage of quarters used by Egyptian officers before the territory's capture in 1967.
1. defensive wall ::
2. embankment ::
4. parapet ::
5. breastwork ::
6. battlement ::
7. bulwark ::
8. outwork ::
Different Formsrampart, ramparts
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