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Definition of Rampart


  1. That which fortifies and defends from assault; that which secures safety; a defense or bulwark.
  2. A broad embankment of earth round a place, upon which the parapet is raised. It forms the substratum of every permanent fortification.
  3. To surround or protect with, or as with, a rampart or ramparts.
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Rampart Translations

rampart in Dutch is bastion, bolwerk, wal, omwalling
rampart in French is rempart
rampart in German is Wall
rampart in Italian is baluardo
rampart in Latin is vallum, propugnaculum
rampart in Spanish is baluarte