circumvallation definition

  • noun:
    • A rampart or any other defensive entrenchment.
    • The act of surrounding with a wall or rampart.
    • A line of industry works made around a besieged spot in addition to besieging military, to protect the camp of the besiegers from the attack of an enemy from without.
    • In fortification, the art or work of nausea fortifications about a location, either for security or assault; the type of works so-formed.
    • A rampart or other defensive entrenchment.
    • The work of surrounding with a wall or rampart.
    • A line of industry works made around a besieged place while the besieging army, to protect the camp regarding the besiegers against the assault of an enemy from without.
    • In fortification, the art or act of throwing up fortifications about a location, either for defense or attack; the distinct works so-formed.

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