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Webster Dictionary

  1. Retirade(noun)

    a kind of retrenchment, as in the body of a bastion, which may be disputed inch by inch after the defenses are dismantled. It usually consists of two faces which make a reentering angle

    Etymology: [F.; cf. Sp. retirada retreat. See Retire.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Retirade

    ret-i-räd′, n. a retrenchment in the body of a bastion which a garrison may defend. [Fr.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. retirade

    In fortification, a retrenchment, which is generally made with two faces, forming a re-entrant angle, and is thrown up in the body of a work, for the purpose of receiving troops, who may dispute the ground inch by inch.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of retirade in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of retirade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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