An enclosure or the enclosing wall of a fortified place.
More example sentences
- There are circles all around its walls and enceintes.
- The early settlement was sparse, but this changed around 625 BC, when a substantial defensive wall was built across the neck of the promontory and roughly aligned stone houses were constructed within the enceinte.
- Some very strongly fortified castles of this class have an additional wall set a short distance out from the main enceinte and concentric with it.