rampart
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈɹæm.pɑː(ɹ)t/
Noun

rampart (plural ramparts)

  1. 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.
  2. A defensive structure; a protective barrier; a bulwark.
  3. That which defends against intrusion from outside; a protection.
  4. (usually, in the plural) A steep bank of a river or gorge.
Translations Translations Translations Translations
  • German: Wall
  • Russian: круто́й бе́рег
  • Spanish: muro
Verb

rampart (ramparts, present participle ramparting; past and past participle ramparted)

  1. To defend with a rampart; fortify or surround with a rampart.
    • Those grassy hills, those glittering dells, / Proudly ramparted with rocks.
Related terms Translations
  • Russian: обносить



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