Definition of parados in English:
An elevation of earth behind a fortified place as a protection against attack from the rear, especially a mound along the back of a trench.
- The parados, to the rear, was a gently sloping ridge of debris left over from the digging of the trench.
- Behind him on the other side of the trench, was a similar berm called the parados.
- They call it ‘digging’ whether we do it with a spade in the dirt or when we mount stones with our hands to fix the parados and the parapet.
Definition of parados in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia