escarp Meaning

Definition: (noun) A steep artificial slope in front of a fortification.
Synonyms: protective embankment.
Usage: Instead of trying to breach the escarp, the army encircled the fortress, planning to starve out the inhabitants above.
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Definition: (noun) A steep artificial slope in front of a fortification.
Synonyms: protective embankment.
Usage: Instead of trying to breach the escarp, the army encircled the fortress, planning to starve out the inhabitants above.
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