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rampart
used in The War of the Worlds

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Definition
an embankment or wall built for defensive purposes
  • Farther on towards Weybridge, just over the bridge, there were a number of men in white fatigue jackets throwing up a long rampart, and more guns behind.
    1.12 — Book 1 Chapter 12 — What I Saw of the Destruction of.... (31% in)
  • Then I turned to see how much of our rampart remained.
    2.2 — Book 2 Chapter 2 — What We Saw from the Ruined House (6% in)
  • In another moment I had scrambled up the earthen rampart and stood upon its crest, and the interior of the redoubt was below me.
    2.8 — Book 2 Chapter 8 — Dead London (65% in)

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