Definition of crenellations in English:


Syllabification: cren·el·la·tions
Pronunciation: /ˌkrenəˈlāSH(ə)nz


The battlements of a castle or other building.
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  • Behind the gatehouse, around the monastic cloister, there were similar conversions, the whole façade being topped with a bombastic row of crenellations (battlements).
  • You will notice the buttresses, the porch, the crenellations on the walls, and the four light mullioned windows.
  • Tiered on the surrounding hills rose terracotta-roofed buildings surmounted by the beige crenellations of a castle.

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