- IPA: /ˈɹæm.pɑː(ɹ)t/
rampart (plural ramparts)
- 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.
- A defensive structure; a protective barrier; a bulwark.
- That which defends against intrusion from outside; a protection.
- (usually, in the plural) A steep bank of a river or gorge.
- French: rempart
- German: Festungswall, Wall
- Italian: muro, cinto, cinta, recinto
- Portuguese: muro/baluarte/parapeito de terra, muralha de terra
- Russian: вал
- Spanish: baluarte, muralla, terraplén
rampart (ramparts, present participle ramparting; past and past participle ramparted)
- To defend with a rampart; fortify or surround with a rampart.
- Those grassy hills, those glittering dells, / Proudly ramparted with rocks.
- Russian: обносить