rampart, bulwark, wall(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"
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.
A steep bank of a river or gorge.
To defend with a rampart; fortify or surround with a rampart.
that which fortifies and defends from assault; that which secures safety; a defense or bulwark
a broad embankment of earth round a place, upon which the parapet is raised. It forms the substratum of every permanent fortification
to surround or protect with, or as with, a rampart or ramparts
Rampart is an arcade game, released in 1990 by Atari Games, that combines the shoot 'em up and puzzle genres. It is widely-ported, with versions for most contemporary systems.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ram′part, n. that which defends from assault or danger: (fort.) a mound or wall surrounding a fortified place.—v.t. to fortify with ramparts, to strengthen. [O. Fr. rempart (orig. rempar)—remparer, to defend—re, again, em, to (=en), in, parer, to defend—L. parāre, to prepare.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
An artificial embankment surrounding a fortified place, capable of covering the buildings from view, and of resisting the cannon of an enemy. Generally having a parapet on its top, and a wall for its front.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
To fortify with ramparts.
The numerical value of Rampart in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Rampart in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of Rampart in a Sentence
Frank oh, say can you see, buy the dawn's early light, what so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming. who's bright strips and broad stars, in the parelious night, o'er the rampart's we watched, as the da da, da, da, da, da, and the rocket's red glare, lots of bombs in the air, gave proof to the night, that we still had a flag, oh say does that spangle banner wave, over all-l-l-l-l that's free, over the home, of the land, and the land of the free
I thank the voters for protecting our beautiful region, i also want to thank the voters of the Left who clearly voted to create a rampart.
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- Festungswall, Bollwerk, WallGerman
- suojavarustus, jyrkänne, suojavalli, suojamuuriFinnish
- rempert, rempartFrench
- gàrradh, mùrScottish Gaelic
- baluardo, muroItalian
- agger, vallum, valloLatin
- pākaiahi, maioroMāori
- wal, bolwerkDutch
- szaniec, bronić, ochraniać, wał obronnyPolish
- крутой берег, вал, обносить, оборонительный вал, оплот, стена, бастион, защитаRussian
- sur, set, istihkâm, korunma, iskihkâmTurkish
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