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rampart

Saltos de línea: ram|part
Pronunciación: /ˈrampɑːt
 
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Definición de rampart en inglés:

sustantivo

(usually ramparts)
1A defensive wall of a castle or walled city, having a broad top with a walkway and typically a stone parapet: a castle with ramparts and a moat
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Take the track to the left of the castle ramparts, rounding small sewage works on its left.
  • This narrow headland was defended as a cliff castle with three stone ramparts across its neck.
  • It nestles just off the town square of Durrow, surrounded by the old rampart of the castle walls.
Sinónimos
1.1A defensive or protective barrier: the open Pacific broke on the far-off ramparts of the reef
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He was the only one not standing on a rampart, but was instead leaning out a window.
  • The string of them reminded Mike of a rampart, or some other manner of fortification.
  • Each man carried a stake and this was driven into the top of the rampart.

verbo

[with object] Volver al principio  
Fortify or surround with or as if with a rampart: the town’s streets were ramparted with tall mounds of rubble

Origen

late 16th century: from French rempart, from remparer 'fortify, take possession of again', based on Latin ante 'before' + parare 'prepare'.

Words that rhyme with rampart

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