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pro·tec·tive embank·ment

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  1. escarpment, escarp, scarp, protective embankmentnoun

    a steep artificial slope in front of a fortification


  1. protective embankment

    A protective embankment is a raised barrier or mound, usually made of soil or earth, constructed to provide protection against flooding, enemy attacks, noise, or other environmental hazards. It serves as a shield or safe guard against unwanted elements, particularly by preventing water from overflowing into an area or by providing a physical barrier in military defenses.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of protective embankment in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of protective embankment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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