Associations to the word «Rampart»


RAMPART, noun. A defensive mound of earth or a wall with a broad top and usually a stone parapet; a wall-like ridge of earth, stones or debris; an embankment for defensive purpose.
RAMPART, noun. A defensive structure; a protective barrier; a bulwark.
RAMPART, noun. That which defends against intrusion from outside; a protection.
RAMPART, noun. (usually in the plural) A steep bank of a river or gorge.
RAMPART, verb. To defend with a rampart; fortify or surround with a rampart.

Dictionary definition

RAMPART, noun. 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".

Wise words

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