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ring fort

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Definition of ring fort in English:

noun

Archaeology
A prehistoric earthwork, especially an Iron Age hill fort, defended by circular ramparts and ditches.
Example sentences
  • The Celts also introduced the ring fort, which remained the basis of the social structure of pre-Christian Ireland.
  • And the area was steeped in history with a massive ring fort nearby.
  • The society celebrated Heritage week by engaging in a guided walk to the ring fort at Knocklong on September 7.

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