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used in The Fountainhead

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an embankment or wall built for defensive purposes
  • The fortress was eminently suited to its purpose, with stout, brick walls, a few slits wide enough for sentries, ramparts behind which defending archers could hide, and corner turrets from which boiling oil could be poured upon the attacker—should such an emergency arise in an institute of learning.
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (40% in)
  • Not bars and ramparts—but your talent standing as a wall between us and the world.
    4.2 — Part 4 Chapter 2 (47% in)
  • His face looked like a throwback to some distant ancestor who had fought on the ramparts of a castle.
    4.15 — Part 4 Chapter 15 (64% in)

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