agger definition

  • noun:
    • A high tide where the water rises to confirmed degree, recedes, and then rises once again.
    • the lowest tide where liquid recedes to certain amount, rises, and recedes again.
    • In ancient Roman construction, an earthwork; a mound; a raised work.
    • An earthwork; a mound; an increasing work.
    • In Roman antiquity, an earthwork or any synthetic mound or rampart, since, in Rome, the agger of Servius Tullius.
    • A Roman roadway or military means, so-called because these roads had been raised in the middle to show liquid into the edges.

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