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redan Line breaks: redan
Pronunciation: /rɪˈdan/

Definition of redan in English:


An arrow-shaped embankment forming part of a fortification.


Late 17th century: from French, from redent 'notching (of a saw)', from re- 'again' (expressing repetition) + dent 'tooth'.

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